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Jakub Schikaneder

1855-1924 Czech Republic/Realism

 

Brief Biography-Jakub Schikaneder was born in Prague in 1855, and he was to study at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague in 1870. His paintings are primarily of subjects depicting poverty-stricken women. His most famous painting is Murder in the House, set in a back street of Prague, first exhibited in Berlin in 1890. Schikaneder spent his later years teaching at the College of Art in Prague.

 

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The Sad Way

The Sad Way

Murder in the House

Murder in the House

On the Terrace

Company on the Terrace

All Souls' Day

All Souls' Day

Banks with Tram

Banks with Tram

Drowned

Drowned

Plecka

Plecka

Staroprazska Corners

Staroprazska Corners

Symbolic Scene

Symbolic Scene

The Interior

The Interior

Twilight in Winter

Twilight in Winter

By the Girl's Bed

By the Girl's Bed