Karel Vítězslav Mašek (Biography)

Lily, Karel Vítězslav Mašek
Size: 26 x 9 5/16 in.
Year: 1900

Czech, 1865-1927
  • Born in Komorany, near Prague
  • Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, 1883-1884
  • Studied at the Munich Academy in1884, joining his friends Alphonse Mucha and Ludek Marold
  • Became one of the founding members of art society Skreta in 1885
  • Studied at the Academy Julian in Paris with Mucha as well, 1887-1888
  • Studied architecture at the Prague Technical University for one year
  • From 1898 he was a professor and head of the Department of Drawing and Painting at the Academy of Applied Arts, Prague
Selected Public Collections
  • Jundt Art Museum, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, USA
  • Musee d’Orsay, Paris, France
  • Narodni galerie v Praze (The National Gallery in Prague), Czech Republic
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
  • Umeleckoprumyslove muzeum v Praze (Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague), Czech Republic