Jan Matejko was born #OnThisDay in 1838. He was Poland’s most celebrated painter of the 19th century, famous for his depictions of important moments in Polish history. Find out why his painting, 'The Astronomer Copernicus. Conversations with God', is described as Poland's national icon.
For the first time in the UK, you can now see this painting in Room 46. Book your free Gallery entry ticket here: https://bit.ly/3yZKavc