(1904 - 1976)
Jakub Bauernfreund was active/lived in Slovakia, England. Jakub Bauernfreund is known for still life and pure abstract painting.
Biography Jakub Bauernfreund
The end of this October marks the 110th anniversary of the birth of the painter Jakub Bauernfreund. He was one of several Jewish students at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague who studied in the atelier of the painter and former member of the legendary group The Eight, Willi Nowak (1886–1977).
Bauernfreund shared a studio and exhibited with his fellow student, painter, and close friend, Endre Nemes (1909–85), and like him he came from Slovakia. But unlike Nemes, Bauernfreund was born into a relatively poor family in the poverty-stricken countryside of the Slovak-Polish border region.
Nemes often mentions Bauernfreund is his memoirs (Pod príkrovem casu, Prague: Akropolis, 2003), where he recalls how the two met and describes
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