Ferdynand Ruszczyc

1870-1936 Poland/Symbolism

 

Brief Biography-Ferdynand Ruszczyc was born in Bohdanów near Vilnius in 1870. He studied at the Academy of Arts in Saint Petersburg and became a disciple of Ivan Shishkin and Arkhip Kuindzhi. In Berlin, Arnold Böcklin influenced his work. In 1908 he was a professor at Vilnius University and also worked at stage design. Ruszczyc is a notable symbolist painter of Poland.

 

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Old
Apple Trees

Old Apple Trees

A Portion of
the Forest

A Portion of the Forest

Blade
Slonce

Blade Slonce

Astronomical
Observatory

Astronomical Observatory of Vilnius University


Boring

Boring

First
Communion

First Communion

Bridge
in Winter

Bridge in Winter

Mill
in Winter

Mill in Winter


Emptiness

Emptiness


Exiles

Exiles


Shipwrecked

Shipwrecked


Stream

Stream

The Cross in
the Snow

The Cross in the Snow

Kosciol in
Bohdanowie

Kosciol in Bohdanowie

Manor House
in Bohdanow

Manor House in Bohdanow

Kosciolek in
Lithuania

Kosciolek in Lithuania

The Edge of the
Sea and Skaly

The Edge of the Sea and Skaly

Winter
Scrimmage

Winter Scrimmage

The Scale
in the Sea

The Scale in the Sea

The Mill
at Night

The Mill at Night

The
Last Sniegi

The last Sniegi

Winter
Tale

Winter Tale