Maurycy Gottlieb, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Maurycy Gottlieb

Polish painter and student of Jan Matejko

Date of Birth: 21-Feb-1856

Place of Birth: Drohobych, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 17-Jul-1879

Profession: painter

Nationality: Poland

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Maurycy Gottlieb

  • Maurycy Gottlieb (Polish pronunciation ; February 21/28, 1856 – July 17, 1879) was a Polish Jewish realist painter of the Romantic period.
  • He was born in Drohobych to a wealthy, Yiddish and Polish-speaking orthodox Jewish family living in Galicia.
  • It was then part of the Austrian sector of Partitioned Poland, now Western Ukraine.
  • Considered one of the most talented students of Jan Matejko, Gottllieb died at the age of 23.

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