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CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de: DUCHAPLNY RYTIR DON QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA.
Transl. Hugo Kosterka, illustr. Gustav Dore, binding design and page layout Ladislav Sutnar.
Praha, Druzstevni prace, 1931.
8°, 2 vol. Original pigskin, top edges gilded.
Vol. 1. Dil prvni. 674 pp.
Vol. 2. Dil druhy. 771 pp.
Nesmrtelni, vol. 12 and 13. - Bindings nearly intact, book blocs intact.
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Ladislav Sutnar ( 9. listopad 1897, Plzen - 17. listopad 1976, New York City )
Czech designer, typographer, graphic designer, painter, educator, editor

Study: 1915-16, Univerzita Karlova, Praha; Ceska skola technicka, Praha; Umeleckoprumyslova skola, Praha, grafika, prof. Jaroslav Benda; Emanuel Dite, Frantisek Kysela; 1919-23, Ceske vysoke uceni technicke, Praha; Univerzita Karlova, Praha; 1919-23, Umeleckoprumyslova skola, Praha, grafika, prof. Jaroslav Benda; Emanuel Dite, Frantisek Kysela.
Membership: Umelecka beseda,
Artel (Atelier pro vytvarnou praci v Praze), Svaz ceskoslovenskeho dila.
Selected Solo Exhibitions: 1934, Ladislav Sutnar: Knizni a reklamni grafika, Krasna jizba Druzstevni prace, Praha; 1935-36 Vystava uzitkovych predmetu podle navrhu Ladislava Sutnara a fotografie techto predmetu, Krasna jizba Druzstevni prace, Praha; 2003 Ladislav Sutnar: Praha - New York, Jizdarna Prazskeho hradu, Praha; 2004 Ladislav Sutnar: Designer zwischen zwei Welten, Neues Museum Nürnberg; 2011 Ladislav Sutnar: U.S. Venus / Americke Venuse, Galerie Rudolfinum, Praha; 2015 Ladislav Sutnar: Venuse, Galerie mesta Plzne; 2018-19 Ladislav Sutnar: Loutky a hračky, Umeckoprumyslove museum, Praha.
Group Exhibitions: Extraordinary amount of collective exhibitions from 1921 until the present.
Selected Collections:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York City; Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, Los Angeles; Moravska galerie v Brne; Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester; The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City.
Selected Literature:
1975, Encyklopedie ceskeho vytvarneho umeni; 1989, Maly slovnik bibliofila;
1975, Encyklopedie ceskeho vytvarneho umeni; 1993, Novy slovnik ceskoslovenskych vytvarnych umelcu (II. dil; L - Z); 1995, Nova encyklopedie ceskeho vytvarneho umeni (N-Z); 2005, Slovnik ceskych a slovenskych vytvarnych umelcu 1950 - 2005 (XV. St - Sam); 2006, NovA encyklopedie ceskeho vytvarneho umeni (Dodatky).


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