Brocky, Károly 1807 - 1855
Painter. He studied at the College of Fine Arts in Vienna, where his masters were Joseph Redl, Johann Ender and Karl Gsellhofer. Prizes: Gundel-prize (1826, 1827), Lampi-prize (1830). He was in Italy in 1935, in Paris in 1937, and then he settled down in London in 1938. In 1834 he exhibited three of his artworks in the Academy of Vienna. He appeared at the Royal Academy Exhibition with several works of art in 1839. In 1840 he exhibited in the British Institute for the first time. In Hungary he became well known after his paintings were exhibited in the Kunsthalle Budapest. Some of his paintings belong to british collections, and can be found in the British Museum of London, in the Viktoria and Albert Museum, and in the Hungarian National Museum.