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KIPRENSKY, Orest Adamovich (1778 - 1836), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KIPRENSKY, Orest Adamovich (1778 - 1836), Painter, draughtsman

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Russian, 19th century, male.

Born 24 March 1778, in Koporie; died 24 October 1836, in Rome.

Painter, draughtsman. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

Kiprensky was the liberated son of a serf, whose master was the property owner Diakonov. He studied under G. Ugryumov and H. Doyen at the fine arts academy in St Petersburg from 1788 to 1803. He was awarded his first gold medal in

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