(c.1778 - 1836)
Oreste Adamovitch Kiprensky was active/lived in Russian Federation. Oreste Kiprensky is known for painting.
Biography Oreste Kiprensky
Orest Adamovich Kiprensky was a
prominent Russian Romantic artist. He was born near St. Petersburg in 1782.
As the illegitimate son of a landowner, he was raised as a serf . With the
help of his natural father, he was able to study at the Imperial
Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, starting at the age of six.
Kiprensky settled in Moscow in 1809, following considerable acclaim, and a
further period of study in Naples. In 1812, the artist traveled to St. Petersburg.
In mid-May 1816, having been
appointed Adviser to the Academy of Arts, he was given state support to
travel to Italy. Thus, from 1816 to1822, the artist lived in Rome and Naples.