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Václav Brozík (aka Wenzel Brozik)

Czech painter.

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Official painter of historical subjects for Austria-Hungary, and one of the most well-known Bohemian artists of the latter part of the 19th century. Professor at the Prague Academy of Fine Arts after 1893, his most successful and popular works were large paintings of historical subjects such as "Condemnation of Jan Hus at the Council of Constance" (1883), and "Nuptial Deputation of Ladislav, King of Bohemia, to Charles VII, King of France" (1877). He also produced historicized portraits and genre scenes including "Bible Reading among Protestants" (1888).

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500023817.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Václav Brozík (aka Wenzel Brozik):

Henry Wolf after Václav Brozík Columbus at the Court of Isabella, 1897 Wood engraving on tissue paper
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ULAN biographical content is displayed with permission of the Getty Research Institute. Some ULAN content in some DAC artist records has been lightly edited. Content from the Getty Research Institute is © 2017 The J. Paul Getty Trust. All rights reserved.

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