Autodidact: self-taught

Jul
23
2013

Maximilian Pirner

by V. L. Craven

Maximilian Pirner was a Czech painter who lived between 1854-1924. His favourite artistic subjects were of the macabre variety, mythological topics (particularly Medusa) and nude ladies.

Here is a sampling of his work.

Girl in Her Nightie Walk on the Window-Ledge

Girl in Her Nightie Walk on the Window-Ledge

 

Series Mythological Misalliances

Series Mythological Misalliances

 

Series Mythological Misalliances 1890

Series Mythological Misalliances 1890

 

Allegory of Death 1895

Allegory of Death 1895

 

Finis (The End of All Things) 1893

Finis (The End of All Things) 1893

 

The End of All Things detail 1893

The End of All Things detail 1893

 

Medusa 1891

Medusa 1891

 

Hekate 1893

Hekate 1893

 

Daemon Love 1893

Daemon Love 1893

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