Johann Samuel Mock
Lord Jonimo with the Moorish Woman Friederica
Poland (before 1739)
Oil on Canvas, 172 x 198 cm.
This painting was catalogue number 462 in the inventory of 1739 of the collection of Augustus II, king of Poland.
Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie (on loan); Royal Palace (reconstructed after World War II) (on long-term loan), King’s Apartments, antechamber.
I truly wish I had a color photograph of this work to share with you all, but this is all that I have available at the moment. I’m not surprised that this is in the King’s apartments in Poland since it’s obviously a masterwork. I think all of us are just as in awe of Friederica as Lord Jonimo is.