Henryk Siemiradzki .........(3)
(Bilhorod near Kharkiv October 24, 1843 - August 23, 1902 Strzalkow near Czestochowa)


Vase Salesman Patrician's Siesta Moses Transverses his Rod to a Snake Before the Pharaoh

"Vase Salesman", oil on canvas, 55.5 x 100.5 cm, private collection
"The Patrician's Siesta", 1881, oil on canvas, 79.4 x 127.6 cm, private collection
"Moses Transverses his Rod to a Snake Before the Pharaoh", 1868, pencil on paper, 35 x 46 cm, private collection

Study for 'Torches of Nero' Princess Marie Lubomirska Imitating the Gods

"Study for 'Torches of Nero'", oil on canvas, 90.2 x 175.8 cm, private collection
"Princess Marie Lubomirska", 1881, oil on canvas, 128.3 x 76.5 cm (50 1/2 x 30 1/8 in), Detroit Institute of Arts
"Imitating the Gods", oil on canvas, 37.5 x 53.5 cm, National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan

Girl at a Well Self-Portrait Portrait of Aleksander Stankiewicz

"Girl at a Well", sketch, oil on canvas, 39.5 x 26.5 cm, National Museum, Cracow
"Self-Portrait", after 1876, oil on canvas, 80 x 55 cm, National Museum, Cracow
"Portrait of Aleksander Stankiewicz", prior to 1892, oil on canvas, 62 x 50 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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