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Orest Kiprensky


Orest Kiprensky Portrait
Name
Orest Kiprensky
Birth Year
1782
Death Year
1836
Country
Russia
Movement
Romanticism

Orest Kiprensky Biography

Orest Kiprensky was one of Russia's leading painters of the first half of the XIX century, who also achieved international recognition. His self-portrait was placed in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence along with the portraits of the worlds' greatest masters. It is believed that Orest Kiprensky was an illegitimate son of the landowner Alexey Dyakonov and one of his serfs. Orest was born on the 24th of March, 1782, in the village Koporye, near St. Petersburg on a grange, owned by his father. He was raised in the family of Adam Shvalber, a serf.


Orest Kiprensky 63 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Orest Kiprensky Bibliography

Orest Kiprensky. by V. Zimenko. Moscow. Iskusstvo. 1988.