Awarded to places rated highest by Google’s users, the castles and palaces have been crowned with the Pins to signify their popularity and essential touristic value.
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Dating from 1762, and depicting two young painters learning their craft, "The Drawing Lesson" by Jan Maurits Quinkhardt came into the possession of the Wawel Royal Castle before WWII as part of a collection gifted in the will of Krakow Professor Jerzy Mycielski.
The sketch in oil was painted by Jan Matejko in around 1874 as a preliminary study for his iconic work Prussian Homage and offers a fascinating insight into the artist's creative process.
Poland's ministry of culture will grant funding to the tune of PLN 38 million (EUR 8.02 million) to the Wawel Castle in Krakow for investments, the culture minister announced on Saturday.