Henrick Ippolitovich SEMIRADSKY 1843 — 1902
Генрік Іполітович СЕМИРАДСЬКИЙ • Генрик Ипполитович СЕМИРАДСКИЙ
Genrikh Ippolitovich Semiradsky was born in Pechenegi, Kharkiv province, Ukraine in 1843. Studied at Kharkiv University and later at St. Petersburg Art Academy as non-enrolled student (1864-1866) and as enrolled student (1866-1871). Active in St. Petersburg, Germany (1871), Rome (1872-1877). Exhibited with St. Petersburg Society of Artists. Taught at St. Petersburg Art Academy. Became an academician in 1873. Became an active member of Academy of Arts in 1893. Leading painter of religious and mythological subjects. Died in Rome in 1902.