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Saturday, September 12, 2015

Quido Manes


Young Girl
c.1860
38 x 31 cm
oil on canvas
other details unknown

Quido Manes (1828-1880) was a Czech painter who specialized in genre scenes. He came from a family of artists. He was best known for his scenes of everyday bourgeois life in Prague and folk scenes from Chodenland in southwest Bohemia. His portraits of children were especially popular. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Prague from 1838 to 1851.