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Cover, eight woodcuts and publisher's mark Frantisek Kobliha, hand-setting and page layout Jaroslav Picka.
Praha, Jaroslav Picka, no date [1953].
4°, 71 pp. Loose leaves, orig. cover.
Monumenta genii bohemici, vol. 4. -
Seven woodcuts signed by Frantisek Kobliha. - Cover color fadig, loose leaves intact.
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Frantisek Kobliha ( November 17. 1877, Praha - December 12. 1962, Praha )
Czech illustrator, graphic artist, painter, typographer.

Study: 1896 - 1899 UMPRUM, Praha , 1901 - 1905 AVU, Praha.
Membership: from 1910 Sursum, from 1923 SCUG Hollar.
Selected Solo Exhibitions: 1917 Soubor grafiky, Krasoumna jednota, Rudolfinum Praha; 1943 Kvetiny a balady, Posova galerie, Praha; 1970 Vyber grafiky, Hollar, Praha; 1970 Soubor grafiky, Galleria dell´Incisione, Milan; 1973 Vyber z zivotniho dila (1877-1962), Hradec Kralove; 1990 Grafika, GMU Roudnice nad Labem.
Selected Group Exhibitions: 1910 I. vystava Sursum; 1923 - 1943 clenske vystavy Hollar; 1922 The Cleveland Museum of Art; 1928 16. bienale, Benatky; 1931 Vystava Hollara, Tokio; 1966 Ces. secese, AJG Hluboka n. Vltavou, MG Brno; 1970 Grafica simbolista cecoslovacca, Galleria Michelucci Florencie; 1974 Ceska kresba prelomu stol. GVU Hradec Kralove; 1993 Vergangene Zukunft, Künstlerhaus, Viden; 1994 NG Praha.
Selected Collections: NG, GHMP, PNP Praha.
Selected Literature: P. Wittlich: Ceska secese, 1982; Nova encyklopedie ceského vytvarneho umeni, Academia, 1995.


Jaroslav Picka ( January 30. 1897, Praha - June 26. 1957, Praha )
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