Henryk Siemiradzki .........(7)
(Bilhorod near Kharkiv October 24, 1843 - August 23, 1902 Strzalkow near Czestochowa)


Arcadian Afternoon Girl or the Vase? Roman Idyll

"Arcadian Afternoon", oil on canvas, 65 x 110 cm, private collection
"The Girl or the Vase?", 1881, oil on canvas, 99 x 155 cm, private collection
"Roman Idyll", ok. 1885-90, oil on canvas, 153 x 91 cm, National Museum, Warsaw

Song of a Slave-Girl Dance Amongst Daggers By a Temple (Idyll)

"Song of a Slave-Girl", 1884, oil on canvas, Serpukhov Historical and Art Museum, Serpukhov, Russia
"Dance Amongst Daggers", 1881, oil on canvas, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
"By a Temple (Idyll)", 1881, oil on canvas, Museum of Russian Art, Kiev, Ukraine

Orpheus in the Underworld Night on the Eve of Ivan Kupala Naiads

"Orpheus in the Underworld", 1880s, Lviv Art Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
"Night on the Eve of Ivan Kupala", 1880s, oil on canvas, Lviv Art Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
"Naiads", 1880s, oil on canvas, Ryazan Art Museum, Ryazan, Russia

[...] 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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