Dobrowsky, Josef, b. Karlovy Vary, Czech republic (then Karlsbad), Sept. 22, 1889, d. Tullnerbach (Lower Austria), Jan. 9, 1964, painter. 1906-1910 studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna; 1946-1963 teacher at the Academy and teacher of artists such as G. Hoke, A. Hrdlička, J. Mikl and A. Rainer. Expressive dark/light painting style using vivid colours; important watercolour painter. Awarded the Grand Austrian State Prize in 1962.
Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Galerie Würthle, Vienna 1979.