Kalous, Josef (der Jüngere)

BORN 12 Jun 1887, Wien - DIED 10 Oct 1974, Wien: Kettenbrückengasse 19
GRAVE LOCATION Perchtoldsdorf (near Wien), Niederösterreich: Friedhof, Friedhofstrasse 3-5 (Gruppe ML, Nummer 7/8)

Josef Kalous was the son of a wealthy owner of rent houses in Vienna. He privately studied under Franz Jaschke together with his friend Hans Boehler. he continued his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and at the painting school of Robert Scheffer. There he met Scheffer's daughter, who became his wife.

He worked as a postcard painter and a portrait painter during the First World War. After the First World War war was a teacher at Scheffer's school. After the Second World War he restored damaged paintings for the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. He also collected art.

• Wife: Kalous, Gret (1913-1974)

Related persons
• painted Conrad von Hötzendorff, Franz


The grave of Josef Kalous at the Friedhof in Pechtoldsdorf.
Picture by Androom (11 Aug 2018)


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Published: 08 May 2021
Last update: 07 Aug 2023