The restoration of a large canvas by the artist Ludwik Wiesiołowski's “Christ and the Sinner” was completed in the Odessa Fine Arts Museum. The restoration lasted three years.

“The restoration is complete. Wiesiołowski’s painting will take place in the permanent exhibition of the museum,” Alexander Roytburd, Director of Odessa Fine Arts Museum, announced.

Ludwik Wiesiołowski was a Polish academic painter born in the Posen region (now Poznan) . He received his primary art education at the Warsaw drawing class. In 1874-1879, he studied at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts. During his studies, he received four silver and two gold medals (1878, 1879).

In 1879, for the painting “Christ and the Sinner”, 200×188 cm, he received a large gold medal and the title of class artist of the 1st degree.

Mostly known as an author of religious, historical, and genre paintings with scenes from rural life, orientalist artist, landscape painter. Wiesiołowski’s works are kept in the Museum of the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, the Odessa Fine Arts Museum, museums in Poland and Germany.

(Source: The Odessa Journal

odessa fine arts museum
ludwik wiesiołowski
alexander roytburd

More News


2 days ago

Poles lead unhealthy lifestyle in pandemic

6 days ago

We all need to tackle climate change: report

21 days ago

Jurek Sobieniak opens new restaurant on ground floor of Grzybowska Park

29 days ago

'I hope to go on a regular tour in summer 2022': Paulla

Book of Lists

Book of Lists
6 months ago

The largest Polish companies under the Book of Lists microscope! Book of Lists 2020/2021 certificates have been awarded.

Book of Lists
1 year ago

25th jubilee edition of Book of Lists – project start