Alfred Isidore Romer

1832-1897 Lithuania/Portraitist

 

Brief Biography-Alfred Isidore Romer was the older brother of artist Edward Mateusz Romer. His father was also an amateur artist, writer and social activist. He studied with the artist Kanuty Rusiecki before travelling to Paris for a study period. After settling back in Utena County he became involved in the January Uprising and was eventually imprisoned in the Dinaburg Fortress. The fortress still stands to this day and houses the Mark Rothko Arts Centre. On his release he entered the Munich Fine Arts Academy where he befriended Albert von Keller whom he travelled to Italy with to work and study. In Belarus he married the Countess Wanda Sulistrovska and lived on her estate where he went through his most constructive work period. He worked in Kraków at the Polish Academy of Learning for a period before spending his last years at the estate.

 

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christ and the
fatherless

 christ and the fatherless


helena romer

helena romer


madonna

madonna

man in the
mediterranean

man in the mediterranean

portrait
of a man

portrait of a man


study

study

study of women's
hands

study of women's hands