(1830 - 1859)
Adolf Kosarek is known for landscape painting.
Biography Adolf Kosarek
Adolf Kosárek initially followed his father's request to become a civil servant before resigning after three years' service to dedicate himself to painting. He attended the Prague Academy and undertook study trips to Rügen and the Salzkammergut. He finally settled to work in Prague.
His preferred subject matter, landscapes, display a German style of painting, probably the influence of his teacher Max Haushofer at the Prague Academy. Kosáreks artistic achievements consist of reproducing nature in an objective manner, thereby succeeding in the transition from a romantic to a realist approach. His choice of dark colors is typical of Czech landscape painting.
Despite his early death at the age of 29, he b
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