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August 2017
On the occasion of his fifties he drew, printed and published by Karel Benes in the number of 50 numbered unmarketable copies.
8°, no paging, two folding carboard blocks with one-sided printing on twelve sides. Original cardboard folding wrappers.
Limited edition number V. A of 50 numbered copies. Signed by Karel Benes and dated 1982 in pencil, signed by Emil Minar in pencil. - Nearly intact.
Price: 6.500,- CZK

Karel Benes ( Born 1. May 1932 in Vlcnov near Uherske Hradiste )
Czech illustrator, graphic artist, painter.
Study: 1950 - 1955, UMPRUM in Praha, prof. Ant. Strnadel.
Membership: Cesky fond vytvarnych umeni. Sdruzeni ceskych umecu grafiku Hollar.
Selected Literature: 1998, Slovnik ceskych a slovenskych vytvarnych umelcu 1950 - 1997 (I. díl; A - C); 2006, Nova encyklopedie ceského vytvarneho umeni.
Amount of solo and group exhibitions since 1956 up to the present.

Emil Minar ( 2. December 1931, Trnava - 3. January 1988, Praha )
Art historian, book expert and book theorist, exhibition organizer, ...

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