/ enMain menu 
Navigation:  Theatre Database

Josef Platzer

Date of birth: 20. 9. 1751
Date of death: 4. 4. 1806
Main profession: painter
Links: cojeco.cz (cs)

Painter and stage designer. Born in Prague  but he worked mainly in Vienna after his studies. His first major assignment for theatre was the complete stock scenery for the new Nostitz (Estate) Theatre in Prague from 1781–1783, which launched his career of a successful court theatre painter. He painted numerous and highly valued sceneries for the court theatre in Vienna and numerous private theatres since the beginning of the 1790s. Apart of hanging paintings of architecture and large set of design drawings, there has been preserved   unique set of his stage sceneries for the castle theatre in Litomyšl.

found 2 theatre(s)

EN | CS | DE
Estates Theatre (painter)

Czech Republic  |  Prague  |  show on the map

Stages: main stage

EN | CS | DE

Czech Republic  |  Litomyšl  |  show on the map

Stages: Main stage