False Dmitry I (r. 1605-1606) in full armor.
17th c Polish Baroque Painting
Moscow. State Historical Museum.
The inscription reads: Dmitry, Emperor of Moscovy, husband of Marina Mniszech, the noble daughter of George overlord of Sandomierz. After Boris Gudonov murdered Prince Dimitri, a 'false Dimitri' appeared who was supported by the Polish King. He married the Polish princess and they ruled for a year, from 1605-1606.
POLISH | False Dmitry I (r. 1605-1606) in full armor. | c. 1600-1630 | Polish | Baroque