Alexander Osipovich Orlovsky
(1777 - 1832)
Alexander Osipovich Orlovsky was active/lived in Russian Federation, Poland. Alexander Orlovsky is known for portrait, genre, and landscape painting, caricature, printmaking.
Biography Alexander Osipovich Orlovsky
was a Russian painter, draughtsman and printmaker of Polish birth. He
trained at the Warsaw studio of Jan Piotr Norblin de la Gourdaine and
received support from Princess Isabella Czartoryska. He also studied
under the Polish court painter Marcello Bacciarelli, the engraver
Bartolomeo Follin and the Polish miniaturist Wincenty Fryderyck Lesseur
(1745-1813). Until the turn of the century, Orlovsky's career was marked
by alternating periods of concentrated work and of travel abroad, often
as a soldier or entertainer. Few works from this period survive.
Orlovsky's early paintings were timid and imitative; his drawings,
however, are assure
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