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Hendrik Siemiradzki

 (1843 - 1902)
Hendrik Siemiradzki was active/lived in Russian Federation, Poland, Ukraine.  Hendrik Siemiradzki is known for early Christian figures, utopia scene painting.

Hendrik Siemiradzki

Henryk Siemiradzki (15 November 1843 - 23 August 1902) was a Polish and Russian Academic painter.  He was particularly known for his depictions of scenes from the ancient Graeco-Roman world and the New Testament.

Siemiradzki was born to a Polish szlachta family of a military physician in the village of Novobelgorod (now Pechenegi) near Kharkiv, Ukraine.  He studied at Kharkiv Gymnasium where he learned painting under a scion of Karl Briullov, D. I. Besperchy.  He entered the Physics-Mathematics School of Kharkov University but continued his painting lessons from Bespechy.

After graduating from the University with the degree of Kandidat he abandoned his scientific career and moved to Saint Petersburg to study pai  ...  Displaying 750 of 2219 characters.

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About  Hendrik Siemiradzki

Born:  1843 - Pecenegi, Ukraine
Died:   1902 - Strzalkowo, Poland
Known for:  early Christian figures, utopia scene painting