(1871 - 1963)
Oskar Gross was active/lived in Illinois. Oskar Gross is known for portrait, figure, Depression era genre.
Biography Oskar Gross
From Vienna, Austria, Oskar Gross grew up in a household with highly cultured, prominent parents. His father was a successful architect and engineer and founder of several industrial schools. He wanted his son to be an architect, but instead he became a portrait and figure painter.
Gross was raised hearing about the wonders of America from his mother, who had lived in New York City for five years when her wealthy parents were exiled for participating in the 1848 uprising in Austria against the government. He showed early art talent and enrolled in the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, where he was one of thirty-two students accepted out of three-hundred applicants. He made so much progress that at the end of four years, he al
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