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Rudolf Weisse

 (c. 1869 - c.1927)
Rudolf Weisse was active/lived in Austria, France, Germany.  Rudolf Weisse is known for female portrait, Orientalist painting.

Rudolf Weisse

Rudolph Weisse was born in Usti, Bohemia. While he is often confused with the Swiss Orientalist painter, Johann Rudolf Weiss (1846-1933), both men have their own distinct styles.

According to Bénézit’s Dictionary of French Artists, Weisse specialized in portraits of Parisian beauties and Orientalist street scenes of Cairo. Weisse studied at the Viennese Akademie der Bildenden Künste and exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1889-1927. His paintings were also shown in Vienna, London, Bordeaux, and Toulon.

He was awarded a Médaille d’Honneur for his “Scène Orientale” and “Portrait de Femme” at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1889 and a gold medal in Vienna in 1920.

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About  Rudolf Weisse

Born:  c. 1869 - Usti, Bohemia
Died:   c.1927
Known for:  female portrait, Orientalist painting