Jan Matejko, 1838-1893
A was Polish painter, who represents the 19th century of polish painting.
From 1852 to 1858 Matejko studied at the School of Fine Arts in Krakow under Wojciech Korneli Stattler and W³adys³aw Luszczkiewicz.
After studying under the history painter Hermann Anschütz in Munich (1859) and then briefly and less successfully in Vienna, Matejko returned to Krakow, where he lived for the rest of his life.
Beginning in 1873, he was for many years the principal of the School of Fine Arts.