Henryk Siemiradzki .........(4)
(Bilhorod near Kharkiv October 24, 1843 - August 23, 1902 Strzalkow near Czestochowa)


Portrait of a Roman Woman Torches of Nero or Candlesticks of Christianity Young Orpheus

"Portrait of a Roman Woman", Bielsko-Biala Museum
"Torches of Nero or Candlesticks of Christianity", 1876, oil on canvas, National Museum, Cracow
"Young Orpheus", oil on canvas, 49.8 x 59.4 cm, private collection

Young Angler Roman Idyll - Fishing Study for a Portrait - Head of a Girl

"The Young Angler", oil on canvas, 66 x 89.5 cm, private collection
"Roman Idyll - Fishing", c. 1879, oil on canvas, 55.5 x 75 cm, National Museum, Warsaw
"Study for a Portrait - Head of a Girl", oil on canvas, 46.5 x 33 cm, private collection

Christ and the Samaritan Woman Man in Profile Herod's Feast

"Christ and the Samaritan Woman", 1890, oil on canvas, 106.5 x 184 cm, Lviv Art Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
"Man in Profile", oil on canvas on cardboard, 35.5 x 26.5 cm, private collection
"Herod's Feast", Roma 1872, oil on cardboard, 24.5 x 48 cm, private collection

[...] 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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