Henryk Siemiradzki

(1843-1902) was a Polish Academic painter. He was particularly known for his depictions of scenes from the ancient Graeco-Roman world and the New Testament. Siemiradzki was born to a Polish szlachta family of a military physician in the village of Novobelgorod (now Pechenegi) near Kharkov, Ukraine. He studied at Kharkov Gymnasium where he learned painting under a scion of Karl Briullov, D. I. Besperchy. He entered the Physics-Mathematics School of Kharkov University but continued his painting lessons from Bespechy. After graduating from the University with the degree of Kandidat he abandoned his scientific career and moved to Saint Petersburg to study painting at the Imperial Academy of Arts in the years 1864-1870. Upon his graduation he was awarded a gold medal. In 1870-1871 he studied under Karl von Piloty in Munich on a grant from the Academy.

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Henryk Siemiradzki Christ and Sinner, oil painting


Christ and Sinner,
Painting ID::  60856
Artist: Henryk Siemiradzki
Painting: Christ and Sinner,
Introduction: Christ and Sinner, version of 1875
   
   
     

Henryk Siemiradzki Nero torches, oil painting


Nero torches,
Painting ID::  60857
Artist: Henryk Siemiradzki
Painting: Nero torches,
Introduction: Nero's torches, 1877
   
   
     

Henryk Siemiradzki Night on the eve of Ivan Kupala oil painting


Night on the eve of Ivan Kupala
Painting ID::  60858
Artist: Henryk Siemiradzki
Painting: Night on the eve of Ivan Kupala
Introduction: Night on the eve of Ivan Kupala
   
   
     

Henryk Siemiradzki Burial of a Varangian Chieftain oil painting


Burial of a Varangian Chieftain
Painting ID::  60859
Artist: Henryk Siemiradzki
Painting: Burial of a Varangian Chieftain
Introduction: Burial of a Varangian Chieftain
   
   
     

Henryk Siemiradzki Dirce, oil painting


Dirce,
Painting ID::  60861
Artist: Henryk Siemiradzki
Painting: Dirce,
Introduction: Dirce, 1897
   
   
     

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     (1843-1902) was a Polish Academic painter. He was particularly known for his depictions of scenes from the ancient Graeco-Roman world and the New Testament. Siemiradzki was born to a Polish szlachta family of a military physician in the village of Novobelgorod (now Pechenegi) near Kharkov, Ukraine. He studied at Kharkov Gymnasium where he learned painting under a scion of Karl Briullov, D. I. Besperchy. He entered the Physics-Mathematics School of Kharkov University but continued his painting lessons from Bespechy. After graduating from the University with the degree of Kandidat he abandoned his scientific career and moved to Saint Petersburg to study painting at the Imperial Academy of Arts in the years 1864-1870. Upon his graduation he was awarded a gold medal. In 1870-1871 he studied under Karl von Piloty in Munich on a grant from the Academy.