One of a series of 22 portraits of Polish kings commissioned for the Marble Room at the Royal Castle in Warsaw.
The painting is listed in the 1795 catalogue of the Stanisław August collection under no. 1175.
Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki (1640–73), King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania (reg. 1669–73) as Michał I Korybut.
Inscribed on the back: MICHAEL I./ KORYBUTH./ WISNIOWIECKI./ Natus 1638. Electus insperate,/ et invitus in Regem d: 19 Junij./ Coronatus d: 29. 7bris Ao 1669./ Obijt Leopoli. 10. 9bris Ao 1673./ AEtatis suae 35. Ao./ Regni verô Ao 4./ Nro 19.
The marble plaque beneath the painting is inscribed: MICHAEL I/ + MDCLXXIII.