Henryk Siemiradzki, born in 1843, was a Polish painter. He is most well known for his wonk art depicting warmed-over Greek-Roman life and scenes from the New Testament of the Bible. 

Siemiradzki was born into a noble Polish family, with his father holding the position of officer in the Imperial Russian Army. Siemiradzki first learned how to paint under the guidance of a local school teacher. Although he unchangingly unfurled to paint, the versifier attended the physics-mathematics school of Kharkiv University where he studied natural sciences. 

Immediately without graduating with a degree, Siemiradzki turned his when on a science career, moved to Saint Petersburg, and began studying at the Imperial Seminar of Arts. 

During this period, the painter would spend a lot of his time in museums, where he would study the work of the masters of the Italian Renaissance. He was moreover a frequent visitor to the theaters in Saint Petersburg, where he would study the set decorations and outfits. 

He received a gold medal withal with his graduation from the seminar in 1870, which came with a scholarship that would indulge him to protract studying abroad. This took him first to Munich, where he studied for two increasingly years, and then to Rome, where he would wiring himself for the rest of his life. 

His home in Rome became a unconfined part-way for Polish heritage in the Italian city. Many artists and writers would pass through his Roman home, as well as both Italian and Russian royalty. 

By this point, Siemiradzki had established his reputation as a highly talented artist. His large-scale canvases often depicted scenes from history and The Bible. Usually still-lifes of early Christian life in pastoral settings. Some of his best-known work includes large theatrical taps for Eastern European opera houses.

Siemiradzki died in 1902. 

1. Christ And Sinner

christ and sinner by henryk siemiradzki

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Christ and Sinner‘ was created in 1873 by Henryk Siemiradzki in Academicism style.

2. A Dangerous Game

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A Dangerous Game‘ was created in c.1880 by Henryk Siemiradzki in Academicism style.

3. Christian Dirce

christian dirce by henryk siemiradzki

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Christian Dirce‘ was created in 1897 by Henryk Siemiradzki in Academicism style.

4. Night On The Eve of Ivan Kupala

night on the eve of ivan kupala by henryk siemiradzki

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Night on the Eve of Ivan Kupala‘ was created in c.1880 by Henryk Siemiradzki in Romanticism style.

5. Beggar (sketch)

beggar (sketch) by henryk siemiradzki

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Beggar (sketch)’ was created in 1902 by Henryk Siemiradzki in Academicism style.

6. A Shepherd Playing Flute

a shepherd playing flute by henryk siemiradzki

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‘A Shepherd Playing Flute’ was created in 1897 by Henryk Siemiradzki in Academicism style.

7. By A Spring

by a spring by henryk siemiradzki

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By a Spring‘ was created in 1898 by Henryk Siemiradzki in Academicism style.

8. Parnassus

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Parnassus‘ was created in 1900 by Henryk Siemiradzki in Academicism style.

9. By A Pool

by a pool by henryk siemiradzki

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By a Pool‘ was created in 1895 by Henryk Siemiradzki in Academicism style.

10. Amor And Psyche

amor and psyche by henryk siemiradzki

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Amor and Psyche‘ was created by Henryk Siemiradzki in the year 1894 in Academicism style.

11. Rest

rest by henryk siemiradzki

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‘The Rest‘ was created in 1896 by Henryk Siemiradzki in Academicism style.

12. The Sketch Of Christian Dirce

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The Sketch of Christian Dirce‘ was created by Henryk Siemiradzki in 1896 in Academicism style.

 

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