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Name Brozik, Vaclav
Other names Václav Brožík
Vacslav Brozik
Life Dates 1851-1901
Born: Tremosna, Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic)
Died: Paris, France
Nationality Czech
Occupation Painter
Notes 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). -- Source, Getty Union List of Artist Names
Role Artist

Associated Records

Image of Art-2D Collection - 0000.99.407

Art-2D Collection - 0000.99.407

"Receiving the Proposal of King Ladislaus," 1881, photogravure by Goupil & Company after a painting by Václav Brožík. Signed in plate, lower right: Vaclav Brozik Paris Below image, left (printed): Brozik Pinxit Below image, center (printed): Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1881 by Fishel, Adler & Co. at the office of the Librarian of Congress / RECEIVING THE PROPOSAL OF KING LADISLAUS Below image, right (printed): Photogravure Goupil & Cie This print was made after Brozik's colossal history painting, "The Embassy of Ladislas, King of Bohemia and Hungary, to the Court of Charles VII, King of France, in 1457, to ask for the hand of his Daughter," 1878. Brozik, then a po