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BERTRAND, Aloysius: KASPAR NOCI.
Translate Josef Heyduk, typographic layout Antonín Jero, etchings Václav Zykmund.
Brno, J. V. Pojer, 1947. 2. Edition.
8°, 191 pp., 8 original etchings on the annex. Loose sheets and loose sheet of graphic attachments in original paper cover and cardboard cover.
Atlantis, vol. 66. - Limited edition number 221 of 400 numbered copies on similijapan paper. - Cover with small signs of wear, color fadig. Loose sheets intact, cover of graphical attachments intact, etchings intact.
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Vaclav Zykmund ( 18. June 1914, Praha - 10. May 1984, Brno )
Czech graphic artist, photographer, painter, illustrator, writer, poet, translator, typographer, ...
Study: 1932 - 1936 Ceske vysoke uceni technicke, Praha, prof. Oldrich Blazicek, Cyril Bouda a Josef Drahonovsky.
Membership: DOFO, Spolek vytvarnych umelcu moravskoslezskych v Brne, Spolek vytvarnych umelcu Manes, Svaz ceskych vytvarnych umelcu Brno,Skupina Ra, Moravske sdruzeni vytvarnych umelcu, Parabola.
Selected Collections: Ceske muzeum vytvarnych umeni, Praha; Galerie hlavniho mesta Prahy; Horacka galerie v Novem Meste na Morave; Krajska galerie vytvarneho umeni ve Zline; Moravska galerie v Brne; Muzeum umeni Olomouc; Narodni galerie v Praze; Oblastni galerie v Liberci; Oblastni galerie Vysociny v Jihlave.
Selected Solo Exhibitions: 1946,Václav Zykmund, Mansarda, Brno; 1947 Václav Zykmund: Kaspar noci - ilustrace ke knize Aloysia Bertranda, Manes, Praha; 1964, Vaclav Zykmund: Grafika z let 1937 - 1964, Dum umeni mesta Brna; 1982,Vaclav Zykmund: kolaze a asamblaze, Těsinské divadlo, Cesky Tesin; 1992 Vaclav Zykmund, Kabinet grafiky, Olomouc; 1993, Vaclav Zykmund, Oblastni galerie Vysociny v Jihlave; 1993, Vaclav Zykmund: Fotografie 1933 - 1945; 1994, Vaclav Zykmund: Kresby a fotografie, Galeria Medium, Bratislava; 1995, Vaclav Zykmund: Kolaze a asamblaze z let 1980 - 1984, Graficky kabinet, Zlin; 1999 - 2000, Vaclav Zykmund (1914 - 1984), Dum umeni mesta Brna.
Selected Group Exhibitions: Amount of group exhibitions since 1942 up to the present.

Selected Literature: 1947, Skupina Ra; 1993, Novy slovnik ceskoslovenskych vytvarnych umelcu (II. díl; L - Z); 1993, Encyklopedie ceskych a slovenskych fotografu; 1995, Nova encyklopedie ceskeho vytvarneho umeni (N-Z); 2010, Slovnik ceskych a slovenskych vytvarnych umelcu (XXI. W - Z).

Aloysius Bertrand ( 20. April 1807, Ceva - 29. April 1841, Dijon )

French poet, writer, journalist, ... He wrote a collection of poems in prose Gaspard de la nuit (Night Kaspar), under which passed the homonymous suite composer Maurice Ravel. He established the genre of prose poems in French literature and inspired by the symbolist poets.

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