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CERMAK, Jaroslav (1831 - 1878), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CERMAK, Jaroslav (1831 - 1878), Painter, draughtsman

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Bohemian School, 19th century, male.

Born 1831, in Prague; died 1878, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

Jaroslav Cermak studied at the Prague academy under Ruben, and at the Antwerp academy and at the Brussels academy, where he was taught by Gallait, whose style he subsequently adopted. He finally moved to Paris, where he received the guidance of Robert-Fleury. His work, depicting

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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