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Hermine Laukota

Hermine Laukota


Nationality: Czech

Although biographical information on the 19th-century Czech painter Hermine Laukota is scarce, it is evident from her extant works that she specialized in a realist style, particularly borrowing from the Spanish Old Masters, which she applied to historical subjects. A native of Prague, she trained as an etcher under Doris Raab and William Unger, developing a facility with line and tonal contrasts. Her etching Interior of a Synagogue recalls Goya's Caprichos in its moody chiaroscuro and focus on an individual's state of mind. Other etchings, such as Der Mikroskopiker, depicting a modern scientist at work, as well as many of her paintings, including The Singing Lesson with Claude Debussy, exemplify her interest in historical figures.


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Item Realized
HERMINE LAUKOTA (Czechoslovakian, 1853-1931) The Dying Painter, 1880 Oil on canvas 48 x 71 inches (121.9 x 180.3 cm)
HERMINE LAUKOTA (Czechoslovakian, 1853-1931) The Dying Painter, 1880 Oil on canvas 48 x 71 inches (121.9 x 180.3 cm)...
Lot 64067
Auction 5062
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

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