|Born||28 March 1834|
|Died||9 June 1902|
Life and work
In 1864 he graduated from the Prague Academy. His graduate work was a picture of the Battle of Crecy. From 1855 to 1858 lived in Paris, where he studied under Thomas Couture. In 1860 he returned to Bohemia, then devoted himself to genre painting. He died in Prague, aged 68.
Notable works include a portrait of Adolf Kosárek (1853), Čtvrtek ve Stromovce (Thursday in Stromovka) (1860), Slavnost ve Hvězdě (Festival of the Stars), Place de la Concorde (1866) and another version of Čtvrtek ve Stromovce (1885).
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