Franciszek Smuglewicz

(October 6, 1745 - September 18, 1807) was a Polish-Lithuanian draughtsman and painter. Smuglevičius is considered as a progenitor of Lithuanian art in the modern era.Some scholars consider him as a spiritual father of Jan Matejko's school of painting.[citation needed]. His brother was Antoni Smuglewicz. Smuglewicz was born in Warsaw into a Polish-Lithuanian familyHis father, Łukasz Smuglewicz, also a painter, had moved to Warsaw from the province of Samogitia. In 1763 Franciszek journeyed to Rome, where he began the study of fine arts under the tutorship of Anton von Maron. He stayed in Rome for the next 21 years, where he embraced the Neo-Classical style. In 1765 he received a royal scholarship from king Stanisław August Poniatowski and was admitted into the Saint Lucas Academy. As a colleague of Vincenzo Brenna he participated in cataloging artifacts from Nero`s Domus Aurea. In 1784 he returned to Warsaw, where he founded his own school of fine arts, one of the predecessors of the modern Academy of Fine Arts.

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Franciszek Smuglewicz Franciszek Smuglewicz by Jozef Peszka, his student. oil painting


Franciszek Smuglewicz by Jozef Peszka, his student.
Painting ID::  60908
Artist: Franciszek Smuglewicz
Painting: Franciszek Smuglewicz by Jozef Peszka, his student.
Introduction: Franciszek Smuglewicz by Jozef Peszka, his student.
   
   
     

Franciszek Smuglewicz Scythians meeting with Darius oil painting


Scythians meeting with Darius
Painting ID::  60909
Artist: Franciszek Smuglewicz
Painting: Scythians meeting with Darius
Introduction: Scythians meeting with Darius, 1785
   
   
     

Franciszek Smuglewicz Portrait of the Prozor Family, oil painting


Portrait of the Prozor Family,
Painting ID::  60910
Artist: Franciszek Smuglewicz
Painting: Portrait of the Prozor Family,
Introduction: Portrait of the Prozor Family, 1789, National Museum in Warsaw
   
   
     

Franciszek Smuglewicz Tadeusz Kosciuszko taking the oath oil painting


Tadeusz Kosciuszko taking the oath
Painting ID::  60911
Artist: Franciszek Smuglewicz
Painting: Tadeusz Kosciuszko taking the oath
Introduction: "Tadeusz Kosciuszko taking the oath", 1797
   
   
     

Franciszek Smuglewicz Scythian emissaries meeting with Darius. oil painting


Scythian emissaries meeting with Darius.
Painting ID::  71940
Artist: Franciszek Smuglewicz
Painting: Scythian emissaries meeting with Darius.
Introduction: after 1785 Oil on canvas 147 X 184 cm (57.87 X 72.44 in)
   
   
     

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     (October 6, 1745 - September 18, 1807) was a Polish-Lithuanian draughtsman and painter. Smuglevičius is considered as a progenitor of Lithuanian art in the modern era.Some scholars consider him as a spiritual father of Jan Matejko's school of painting.[citation needed]. His brother was Antoni Smuglewicz. Smuglewicz was born in Warsaw into a Polish-Lithuanian familyHis father, Łukasz Smuglewicz, also a painter, had moved to Warsaw from the province of Samogitia. In 1763 Franciszek journeyed to Rome, where he began the study of fine arts under the tutorship of Anton von Maron. He stayed in Rome for the next 21 years, where he embraced the Neo-Classical style. In 1765 he received a royal scholarship from king Stanisław August Poniatowski and was admitted into the Saint Lucas Academy. As a colleague of Vincenzo Brenna he participated in cataloging artifacts from Nero`s Domus Aurea. In 1784 he returned to Warsaw, where he founded his own school of fine arts, one of the predecessors of the modern Academy of Fine Arts.