Thursday, 7 November 2019

Mozart balls: a portrait of the bittersweet life of Jihlava-born painter Barbara Krafft

Radio Prague |
31 October 2019

If asked to picture Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in your mind's eye, odds are you will conjure up one of two images of the Austrian composer – both of which have Czech artistic roots, albeit centuries apart. If not the lead actor from Miloš Forman's Oscar-winning film Amadeus, the image in your head is likely a posthumous portrait by Jihlava native Barbara Krafft.