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Josef Karl Radler

 (1844 - 1917)
Josef Karl Radler was active/lived in Austria.  Josef Radler is known for double-sided watercolor paiinting, portraits, court painter.

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Josef Karl Radler, 1844-1917 (Austria)

"In Rädler I felt I had glimpsed another world, another mind, an intensity of purpose and imagination of which I am not capable." Brian Sewell, Evening Standard

Josef Karl Rädler was a turn-of-the-century autodidact whose compelling canon of double-sided watercolours document life at the pioneering Mauer-Öhling open-air hospital. It was there that this once-successful entrepreneur transformed himself into The Court Painter of Austria, Siam and Italy, an astounding portraitist whose depictions of fellow inmates startle with serenity and silence.

Rädler’s oeuvre celebrates these forgotten many, harrowed by the b   ...  Displaying 750 of 1887 characters.

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"Noble Josef Kötlinger/The Good Lord is his motto: in the morning blithe and happy, throughout the day never spiteful, or grumpy, saw the light of day on on 4th May 1869 Vienna, Psycho Palace/Asylum"
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“Zur Morgenröthe...”, on the other side “... So war Rädler als Junior so als Senior und in seinerm Alter (Lebensfrühling)... (excerpt from the text)
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