Felix Jenewein

Paintings by Felix Jenewein

Felix Jenewein (1857-1905) was a Czech painter and illustrator. As a student in Prague at the Vienna Academy, he belonged to the generation of the National Theatre . After his studies, he worked most of his life in Prague as an illustrator and later taught at the Brno University of Technology.

Felix Jenewein created especially vivid historical works, in which he visualized  the Nazarene Catholic morality. His artwork was well known in his homeland for its dark realism, particularly in his homeland and was received with great enthusiasm in Vienna. In Kutna Hora, the Galerie Felix Janewein has a collection of his works.

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