Rostosky, Karl Oswald

PAINTER (GERMANY)
BORN 20 Jun 1839, Leipzig, Sachsen - DIED 21 Jun 1868, München, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (40-11-30)

Oswald Rostosky was meant to become a xylographer, but after he moved to Munich he turned to painting. He exhibited his first work in 1862 at the Kunstverein. He mostly painted animals and landscapes. His drawings were published in several magazines. In 1868 he died in Munich from typhus one day after his 29th birthday.

Sources
Alter Südfriedhof zu München
Deutsche Biographie - Rostosky, Karl Oswald

Images

The grave of Oswald Rostosky at the Alte Südfriedhof, München.
Picture by Androom (22 Aug 2008)

 


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Published: 31 Jan 2016
Last update: 31 Jan 2016