Henryk Siemiradzki .........(2)
(Bilhorod near Kharkiv October 24, 1843 - August 23, 1902 Strzalkow near Czestochowa)


Bringing Comfort and Help Boy from the Sabine Hills Night in Pompeii

"Bringing Comfort and Help", 1885, oil on canvas, 57 x 119 cm, private collection
"Boy from the Sabine Hills", c. 1889, oil on canvas, 41.3 x 31.5 cm, private collection
"Night in Pompeii", c. 1881, oil on canvas, 90 x 145.5 cm, private collection

Near Castel Gandolfo Portrait of a Young Italian Woman Grand Prince Alexander Nevsky

"Near Castel Gandolfo", 1875, oil on canvas, 18 x 33 cm, private collection
"Portrait of a Young Italian Woman", c. 1875, oil on panel, 21.8 x 16.2 cm, private collection
"Grand Prince Alexander Nevsky", sketch, State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Portrait of the Artist's Mother Portrait of the Artist's Father Christian Golgotha

"Portrait of the Artist's Mother", 1887, oil on canvas, 33 x 25.5 cm, National Museum, Cracow
"Portrait of the Artist's Father", 1887, oil on canvas, 33.3 x 25.5 cm, National Museum, Cracow
"Christian Golgotha", sketch, c. 1880, oil on panel, 45 x 30.5 cm, National Museum, Warsaw

[...] Henryk Siemiradzki, active mainly in Rome, where he enjoyed the international renown of an author of effective, academic scenes from the life of ancient Greece and Rome, including the martyrdom of the first Christians, a fashionable theme, full of cruelty and opulence. His monumental canvas Torches of Nero (Candlesticks of Christianity), donated in a patriotic gesture, became the core of the first national gallery in the Cracow Cloth Halls. [...] [*]

Artist’s paintings in malarze.com

Artist biography at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henryk_Siemiradzki

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