Maurycy Gottlieb

1856-1879 Poland/Western Ukraine

 

Brief Biography-Maurycy Gottlieb was born in Drohobycz, Austrian Poland in 1856. In 1869, he was a student of Michał Godlewski in Lviv and entered the Vienna Academy of Arts in 1871. In Kraków, Gottlieb studied under Jan Matejko in 1873 and became acquainted with the inspirational symbolist painter Jacek Malczewski. He finished his studies in Vienna and Munich. Gottlieb painted historical and religious themes. In Rome in 1878, he became friends with Henryk Siemiradzki who influenced him; however, after meeting his old master Matejko, he returned to Kraków on his advice to undertake a commission. Sadly, he died shortly after arriving in Kraków. His much younger brother Leopold, who was born after his death, also became a successful painter.

 

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Jews
Praying

Jews Praying in the Synagogue on Yom Kippur

Cairo
Slave Market

Cairo Slave Market

Christ
Preaching

Christ Preaching at Capernaum

Japanese
Woman

Japanese Woman

Laura H-
Rosenfeld

Laura Henschel-Rosenfeld

Ahasuerus-
Wandering Jew

Ahasuerus-Wandering Jew #

Portrait of
a Man

Portrait of a Man

Man in a
Turkish Cap

A Man in a Turkish Cap


Odalisque

Odalisque


Rachela

Rachela

Self-
portrait

Self-portrait

The
Watch

The Watch

Shylock
and Jessica

Shylock and Jessica

Portrait of
a Woman

Portrait of a Woman

Portrait of
a Boy

Portrait of a Boy from the Gottlieb Family

Self-Portrait
in Arab

Self-Portrait in Arab Dress

The Exile of
the Moors

The Exile of the Moors from Granada


Uriel d'Acosta
and Judith-

Uriel d'Acosta and Judith van Straaten