Paintings by Hans Zatzka
Born in 1859 in Vienna, Austrian artist Hans Zatzka spent his childhood in the 19th district of Vienna, Braytenzeer Strasse, 2. His artistic talent was noticeable at an early age. From 1877 to 1882 Hans Zatska studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, his teacher was Professor Blaas. Noteworthy, Hans Zatzka achieved great success and in 1880 when he received a gold medal. After graduation, he made several research trips to Italy, and later studied fresco painting in churches and portraits. Hans Zatzka’s favorite genre of painting is ideal images of women and cupids.
Meanwhile, Hans Zatska earned for the life painting on religious themes, working in churches and altars. In fact, he lived in his home studio, absorbed in his work, and never took pupils. Talented artist Hans Zatska died on the 17th of December 1945.