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SEIFERT, Jaroslav: PISEN O VIKTORCE.
Nine lithographs Pavel Simon. Typographic layout, hand-setting and printing Jaroslav Picka.
Praha, Jaroslav Picka, 1955.
8°, 70 pp. Loose sheets, original cardboard cover.
Nine original lithographs in the text, one signed. Signature of Jaroslav Seifert on the colophon. - Cover with small signs of wear, color fadig. Loose sheets fine condition.
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Jaroslav Seifert (September 23, 1901, Praha, Austria-Hungary - January 10, 1986, Praha, Czechoslovak Republic)
Czech lyric poet, novelist, journalist and translator. Co-founder of the avant-garde Art association Devetsil (1920), signatory of Charter 77, Nobel Prize-winning in Literature 1984.
Selected bibliography:
1921, Mesto v slzach
1923, Sama laska
1925, Na vlnach TSF
1926, Slavik zpiva spatne
1929, Postovni holub
1933, Jablko z klina
1936, Ruce Venusiny
1937, Jaro, sbohem
1938, Zhasnete svetla
1940, Svetlem odena
1944, Kamenny most
1948, Ruka a plamen
1954, Maminka
1965, Koncert na ostrove
1967, Odlevani zvonu
1967, Halleyova kometa
1977, Morovy sloup
1979, Destnik z Piccadilly
1983, Byti basnikem
1967, Halleyova kometa

Pavel Simon (June 16, 1920, Praha, Czechoslovak Republic - June 26, 1958, Praha, Czechoslovak Republic)
Czech illustrator, graphic artist, painter, typographer, ...
Study: 1938-1939 and 1945-1946, Akademie vytvarnych umeni, Praha, prof. Antonín Pelc, Frantisek Tavik Simon a Vladimir Pukl.
Selected Memberships: Sdruzeni ceskych umelcu grafiku Hollar.
Solo Exhibitions: 1957, Pavel Simon: Grafika a ilustrace, Galerie Hollar, Praha; 1964, Ex libris Pavla Simona, Mala galerie Ceskoslovenskeho spisovatele, Praha; 1968, Pavel Simon: Graficke dilo, Galerie Hollar, Praha.
Group Exhibitions: Amount of group exhibitions since 1926 up to the present.

Selected Literature: 1993, Novy slovník ceskoslovenskych vytvarnych umelcu (II. dil; L - Z); Slovnik ceskych a slovenskych vytvarnych umelcu 1950 - 2006 (XVI. San - Sta); 2006, Nova encyklopedie ceskeho vytvarneho umeni (Dodatky).

Jaroslav Picka (January 30, 1897, Praha, Austria-Hungary - June 26, 1957, Praha, Czechoslovak Republic)
Czech printer and private publisher prints.