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Hans Makart

1840-1884 Austria/Impressionism


Brief Biography-Hans Makart was born in Salzburg in 1840. He was a history and portrait painter whose style profoundly influenced Austrian painters, Gustave Klimt being the most famous. He first studied at the Vienna Academy in 1850, and in 1861, he became a disciple of Karl Theodor von Piloty at the Munch Academy. Makart was a highly esteemed painter, interior designer, and decorator to such an extent that his style characterised his era in Austrian art; it was the precursor of the Art Nouveau style.


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entry of emperor
charles V

entry of emperor charles V into antwerp

first wife

first wife amalie

japanese kimono

japanese kimono

portrait of
a woman

portrait of a woman

five senses

the five senses