(1855 - 1924)
Jakob (Jakub) Schikaneder was active/lived in Czech Republic, Germany. Jakob Schikaneder is known for landscape, marine, nocturne, portrait and figure painting.
Biography Jakob Schikaneder
Jakub (or Jakob) Schikaneder (February 27, 1855 in Prague – November 15, 1924 in Prague) was a painter from Bohemia.
Schikaneder came from the family of a German customs office clerk. Despite the family's poor background, he was able to pursue his studies, thanks in part to his family's love of art; an ancestor was Urban Schikaneder, the elder brother of the librettist Emanuel Schikaneder.
After having completed his studies in Prague and Munich (1871–1879), Schikaneder, alongside Emanuel Krescenc Liška, was involved in the furnishing of the royal box in the National Theatre in Prague; however, this work was lost in a fire in 1881.
After his work in the National Theatre, Schikaneder travelled through Europe, visiting G
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