Nikodim Yurevich Silivanovich

1834-1919 Lithuania/Painter, Mosaicists

 

Brief Biography-Nikodim Yurevich Silivanovich of a serf family, received his education in a private school in Maladzyechna. In his later work as a tutor to children, his employer realized his artistic talents and sent him for schooling in Saint Petersburg. He entered the Imperial Academy of Arts where he studied under Carl Timoleon von Neff. After working as a portraitist in Vilnius for a spell he turned to studying mosaics back in Saint Petersburg. He undertook many commissions there and in 1881 was awarded the Order of Saint Stanislaus. He lived most of the remainder of his life in the spa town of Birštonas before moving to Moscow during WW1, it’s not known where he died.

 

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lithuanian girl
from ezno

lithuanian girl from ezno

portrait of
a son

portrait of a son


self portrait

self portrait by Nikodim Yurevich Silivanovich


shepherd

shepherd


soldier with a boy

soldier with a boy


the artist's wife

the artist's wife

 

the last supper

the last supper