Feodor (Fidelio) Antonovich Bruni
(1799 - 1875)
Feodor (Fidelio) Antonovich Bruni was active/lived in Russian Federation. Feodor Bruni is known for painting.
Biography Feodor (Fidelio) Antonovich Bruni
Fyodor (Fidelio) Antonovich Bruni (Russian: ????? ????????? ?????; 10 June 1799, in Milan – 30 August 1875, in Saint Petersburg) was a Russian artist of Italian descent who worked in the Academic style.
He was the son of a Swiss Italian painter and art restorer who relocated to Russia in 1807 to work on a project at Saint Michael's Castle for Tsar Paul I. At the age of ten, he was enrolled at the Imperial Academy of Arts, where he studied with Alexei Yegorov, Andrey Ivanovich Ivanov and Vasily Shebuyev. He graduated in 1818 with the title "Artist Class XIV".
His father, believing that a Russian art education was insufficient, sent him for further studies in Italy. At the age of twenty-two, he created his first larg
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