Monday, August 13, 2012

Sarkis Diranian (1860-1918)

Portrait by Sarkis Diranian
Sarkis Diranian was born in Constantinople.He studied at Guillemet's academy in 1875. In 1883 he exhibited his work titled "The Sorceress" at the photographic studio of the Abdullah Brothers.Upon its sale, he used the proceeds to finance his studies at the Fine Arts faculty in Paris.Sarkis Diranian participated in the Salons of the Society of French Artists where he received an honorable mention in 1892 and another in 1900.

Peintres et sculpteurs arméniens, du 19eme siècle à nos jours
By Onnik Awetisian

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