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2015.09.08 13:45

Lithuanian Grand Duke Vytautas’ oldest portrait found in London

  The oldest portrait of Lithuania’s Grand Duke Vytautas, found in London, will be exhibit at the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania which calls the find a sensation.

The oldest portrait of Lithuania’s Grand Duke Vytautas, found in London, will be exhibit at the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania which calls the find a sensation.

The portrait was painted in early XVI century by a German painter.

According to unofficial information, the portrait of Lithuania’s former ruler was painted for a series of portrait of Central European rulers.

The portrait will be presented to the public at the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania on Friday.

Vytautas the Great (1350-1430) was Lithuania’s grand duke under whose rule Lithuania’s territory stretched to the Black Sea and the country got close to a state which sometimes referred to as an empire.

Vytautas died just before his coronation as king of Lithuania.

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