Fyodor (Fidelio) Antonovich Bruni
(Russian: Федор (Фиделио) Антонович Бруни) (June 10, 1799, Milan -
August 30 (N.S. September 11), 1875, Saint Petersburg) was a Russian
painter of Italian descent.
Fyodor Bruni studied in Rome, but
returned to Saint Petersburg, where he eventually became director of
the Academy of Fine Arts. His principal works are The Death of
Camilla , Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, The Brazen Serpent,
and various figures in the Cathedral of St. Isaac. From 1866 till
his death, he superintended the School of Mosaics at Saint
The Virgin and Child
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