HANS MAKART (Austrian / 1840-1884)

Hans Makart was born in Salzburg. He entered the Vienna Academy in 1858, but was expelled for having no talent for art. His uncle, the painter Schiffman, disagreed, and enabled Makart to study in Munich under Piloty. By 1868, Hans Makart had made such a name for himself that the Austrian state built him his own studio and loaded him with honours. By 1879 Makart was a professor at the Academy that had rejected him; among his pupils was Gustav Klimt.

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Selected prints by HANS MAKART

Siesta, 1891
Der sieg des lichtes
über die finsterniss, 1889

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