Viktor Barvitius

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Victor Barvitius
Victor Barvitius.jpg
Born (1834-03-28)28 March 1834
Died 9 June 1902(1902-06-09)
Nationality Czech
Known for Painter

Viktor Barvitius (March 28, 1834 – June 9, 1902) was a Czech painter, influenced primarily by Realism and late Impressionism.

Life and work[edit]

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.

His older brother was the architect Antonín Viktor Barvitius (1823–1901).[1][2]

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).



  1. ^ "Bratři Antonín Victor a Victor Barvitiové". Klub přátel starého Smíchova. Retrieved January 5, 2017. 
  2. ^ Search results for A. V. Barvitius @ Slavné Stavby

External links[edit]

Media related to Viktor Barvitius at Wikimedia Commons