(1877 - 1943)
Friedrich Gornik was active/lived in Austria. Friedrich Gornik is known for sculpture.
Biography Friedrich Gornik
Friedrich Gornik (1877-1943)
Friedrich Gornik studied at the technical school in Villach, before he went to study with Theodor Charlemont in Vienna. Then he studied at the Vienna School of Applied Arts. He first created ceramic depictions of animals, as well as designs for vases and bowls. Then he made large animal figures in plaster, which were based on zoological studies at Tiergarten Schönbrunn and cast by other artists. During the First World War, he created especially human figures and animal motifs for the ‘Kunstgruppe des k.u.k. Kriegspressequartiers. At this time, he also exhibited at the Vienna Künstlerhaus.
His ‘Troika’ was purchased by Emperor Franz Joseph I and is now in the Imperial Villa in Bad Ischl. In addition, his works
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