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SCHIKANEDER, Jakub or Jacob (1855 - 1924), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SCHIKANEDER, Jakub or Jacob (1855 - 1924), Painter, pastellist

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Czech, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 27 February 1855, in Prague; died 15 November 1924, in Prague.

Painter, pastellist. Genre scenes, scenes with figures, urban landscapes, landscapes with figures.

Jakub Schikaneder was a descendant of the librettist of Mozart's opera Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) in Vienna, Emanuel Schikaneder. From 1891 to 1923, he was professor at the fine arts school in Prague.

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