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Painting by Maurycy Gottlieb

The Painter Maurycy Gottlieb

Maurycy (Moshe David) Gottlieb (1856-1879) was born to an affluent Jewish family in Drohobycz, in Galicia, Poland, then under Austro-Hungarian rule. At age 13, he studied at the art school in Lemberg, and when he was 16, he enrolled at the Academy of Art in Vienna. In 1874 he was accepted at the Academy of Art in Cracow. Until his premature death at 23, he spent short periods in Cracow, Vienna, Munich and Rome. More

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