Kārlis Hūns

1831-1877 Latvia/Genre

 

Brief Biography-Kārlis Hūns was born in the Governorate of Livonia. He was educated in Riga and from there he studied at the Imperial Academy of Arts in Saint Petersburg under the Russian artist Pyotr Basin. A fellowship in 1863 permitted him to go to Germany from where he went on to Paris until 1872, he became an Academician and professor in Saint Petersburg that year and he was associated with the Society Travelling Art Exhibitions. He got married in 1874, however, he had to venture throughout Europe afterwards to seek out better climates due to the onset of tuberculosis. He eventually died in Switzerland in 1877. His works were of genre and religious subject. He was the first Latvian artist to receive a Gold Medal.

 

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beer

beer


coctails at valmiera

coctails at valmiera


duelist

 duelist

grand duchess sophia
exposing kosoy

grand duchess sophia exposing vassily kosoy


he's going to get it

he's going to get it


italian courtyard

italian courtyard


italian

italian


italian woman

italian woman

karlis huns
by ivan n kramskoi

karlis huns by ivan n kramskoi


knight

knight


normandy

normandy


odalisque

odalisque


old man's head

old man's head


portrait of a woman

portrait of a woman by Kārlis Hūns

portrait of
v soldatenkova

portrait of v soldatenkova


saint prest france

saint prest france

scene from the saint
bartholomew's day

scene from the saint bartholomew's day massacre


sick child

sick child

the eve of the saint
bartholomew's day

the eve of the saint bartholomew's day massacre


voin rimsky korsakov

voin rimsky korsakov

young gypsy woman
with tambourine

young gypsy woman with tambourine