Orest Kiprensky’s Portraits I

Orest Adamovich Kiprensky (1782-1836) was a famed Russian Romantic portraitist and artist of historical paintings. You may recall the tragic story of his love life that I posted. Here we have a small set of his portraits.

The artist’s father, Adam Shvalbe. (1804).

Self-portrait with paintbrushes behind his ears. (1808).

Self-portrait with pink scarf. (1809).

Mother and child. (1809).

Portrait of Avdotia Molchanova with her daughter Elizaveta. (1814).

Portrait of a boy. (1819).

Self-portrait. (1828).

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