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Václav Brožík
Date: Czech, 1851 - 1901
Remarks: Official painter of historical subjects for Austria-Hungary, and one of the most well-known Bohemian artists of the latter part of the 19th century. Professor at the Prague Academy of Fine Arts after 1893, his most successful and popular works were large paintings of historical subjects such as "Condemnation of Jan Hus at the Council of Constance" (1883), and "Nuptial Deputation of Ladislav, King of Bohemia, to Charles VII, King of France" (1877). He also produced historicized portraits and genre scenes including "Bible Reading among Protestants" (1888). - Getty Union List of Artist Names