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NEMCOVÁ, Bozena: TRI CITRONY.
Typography, page lyout, woodcuts, lithographs and binding boards Karel Svolinský.
Hranice na Morave, Josef Hladký, 1929.
Folio, 32 p. Orig. publisher's binding.
Rozmarýn, vol. 5. - Limited edition number 63 of 240 numbered copies. - Five orig. fullpaged woodcuts with lithograph colouring. Every single text-side with coloured lithographical underprint. Autograph of Karel Svolinský on colophon. - Orig. publisher's binding. Vellum, paperboards with lithograph colouring and woodcuts on front board. - As new. - Sanka 1832.
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Karel Svolinský ( January 14. 1896, Svatý Kopecek near Olomouc - September 16. 1986, Praha )
Czech painter, draughtsman, illustrator, graphic and scenographer.

Study: 1919 - 1921 UMPRUM Praha, prof. B. Kafka, 1922 - 1927 prof. F. Kysela.
Membership: SVU Mánes and SCUG Hollar.
Selected Solo Exhibitions: 1935 UPM Praha; 1947/48 Galerie J.R. Vilímka Praha; 1961 NG ; 1964 OG Olomouc, Albertina Palais Pálfy, Vienna; 1966 NM, Praha; 1969 Rijksakademie, Amsterodam; 1976 Dum Pánu z Kunstátu, Brno; 1970 Reggio Emilia, Italy; 1982 NG Praha.
Selected Group Exhibitions: 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts décorativs et Industriels modernes, Paris; 1935 Padesát let výtvarné práce UPM, Praha; 1938 Výstava SCUG Hollar, Athens; 1929 One hundred Czechoslovak Books, Londýn; 1940 Trienalle di Milano; 1956 58 Biennale di Venezia; 1958 Expo 58, Brusel; 1959 A Scenografia Czechoslovaqua, Sao Paulo; 1972 Bienále Brno; 1977 Grapische Miniaturen, Norimberk.
Selected Literature: M. Novotný, Karel Svolinský. Praha, 1931, K. Herain, K. S. ve sluzbách nové knihy, Praha 1937; N.J. Spurný, Sedesát let K. S. Výtvarná práce 4, 1956.

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