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BEBR, Antonin: VITEZNE OBLOUKY A SLEPE ULICKY. Basne.
Seven drypoints, two woodcuts and typographic layout Frantisek Kobliha.
Praha, Frantisek Kobliha, 1930.
4°, 99 pp. Sections sewn, original cover with black dust jacket.
Tisky F. Koblihy, vol. 10. - Limited edition number 14 of 25 numbered copies. - Handmade paper Zanders. - 77 copies in total. - Seven fullpaged drypoints signed by Frantisek Kobliha. Signature of F. K. on the colophon. Signature of Antonin Bebr on the half-title.. - As new.
Price: 22.000,- CZK



Frantisek Kobliha ( 17. November 1877, Praha - 12. December 1962, Praha )
Study:
1896 - 1899 UMPRUM, Praha, 1901 - 1905 AVU, Praha.
Membership: From year 1910 Sursum, from year 1923 SCUG Hollar.
Selected Solo Exhibitions: 1917 Soubor grafiky, Krasoumna jednota, Rudolfinum Prag; 1943 Kvetiny a balady, Posova galerie, Praha; 1970 Vyber grafiky, Hollar, Praha; 1970 Soubor grafiky, Galleria dell´Incisione, Milan; 1973 Vyber z zivotního 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, Venice; 1931 Vystava Hollara, Tokio; 1966 Ces. secese, AJG Hluboka nad Vltavou, MG Brno; 1970 Grafica simbolista cecoslovacca, Galleria Michelucci Florence; 1974 Ceska kresba prelomu stoleti GVU Hradec Kralove; 1993 Vergangene Zukunft, Künstlerhaus, Vienna; 1994 NG Prag.
Selected Collections: NG, GHMP, PNP Prag.
Selected Literature: P. Wittlich: Ceská secese, 1982; Nova encyklopedie ceskeho vytvarneho umeni, Academia, 1995.

Antonín Bebr ( 22. February 1877, Karlin - 21. November 1940, Praha )
Czech poet and writer.
Study: 1896 - 1900
Faculty of Law, Charles University, Praha.
Selected bibliography:
1925, Tristan a Isolda
1928, Obchod s rakvemi
1930, Vitezne oblouky a slepe ulicky
1939, Pochodne a zrcadla
1940, Promeny
1940, Motyl z Mantovy a jine basne
1940, Z modliteb basnikovych
Posthumously: Nesmrtelne melodie, 1941

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