Portrait of Józef Brandt by Boleslaw Szankowski
|Born||11 February 1841
|Died||June 12, 1915
|Movement||Paintings of battles|
Brandt studied in Warsaw in the school of J.N. Leszczynski and at the Noblemen's Institute. In 1858 he left for Paris to study at the Ecole centrale Paris but was persuaded by Juliusz Kossak to abandon engineering in favor of painting. He studied as a painter in Munich under Franz Adam and Karl Piloty and then opened his own studio. His paintings mostly study 17th-century military life, though he has also made some studies of Polish peasant life.
Centre of Polish Sculpture
"Battle of Vienna", oil on canvas 1873
"Polish Hussar", oil on canvas 1890
"Cossacks' wedding", oil on canvas 1893
"Zaporozhians' camp", oil on canvas 1880
"Militia at the ford", oil on canvas 1880
"Lisowczycy (Archery)", oil on canvas 1885
"Return of the Cossacks", Oil on canvas 1894
"Bogurodzica", oil on canvas 1909
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- Muther, Richard (1896). The History of Modern Painting (vol. 2). vol. 2. trans. Ernest Dowson, George Greene, & Arthur Hillier. Henry & Co.; Digital edition by Google Books. p. 156.
- Gilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "Brandt, Josef von". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.
- Rines, George Edwin, ed. (1920). "Brandt, Josef von". Encyclopedia Americana.
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