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KAREL HYNEK MACHA, MAJ.
Cover, eight woodcuts and publisher's mark Frantisek Kobliha. Hand-setting and graphic design Jaroslav Picka.
Praha, Jaroslav Picka, without date of publication [1953].
4°, 71 pp. Loose sheets, original publisher's cover with flaps.
Monumenta genii bohemici, vol. 4. -
Seven woodcuts signed by Frantisek Kobliha. - Cover with signs of little wear. Partial color fadig by light. Loose sheets intact. Collector's condition. - Language: Czech.
Price: 16.000,- CZK
Karel Hynek Mácha (November 16, 1810, Praha, Austrian Empire - November 6, 1836, Litomerice, Austrian Empire)
Czech poet and prosaist, representative of Czech romanticism.
Selected bibliography:
1836, Maj
1845, Basne
1857, Cikani

Frantisek Kobliha (November 17, 1877, Praha, Austria-Hungary - December 12, 1962, Praha, Czechoslovakia)
Czech illustrator, graphic artist, painter, typographer.
Study: 1896 - 1899, UMPRUM, Praha; 1901 - 1905, AVU, Praha.
Selected Memberships: from 1910 Sursum, from 1923 SCUG Hollar.
Selected Solo Exhibitions: 1917, Soubor grafiky, Krasoumna jednota, Rudolfinum Praha; 1943, Kvetiny a balady, Posova galerie, Praha; 1970, Vyber grafiky, Hollar, Praha; 1970, Soubor grafiky, Galleria dell´Incisione, Milan; 1973, Vyber z zivotniho dila (1877-1962), Hradec Kralove; 1990, Grafika, GMU Roudnice nad Labem.
Selected Group Exhibitions: 1910, I. vystava Sursum; 1923 - 1943, clenske vystavy Hollar; 1922, Cleveland Museum of Art; 1928, 16. bienale, Benatky; 1931, Vystava Hollara, Tokio; 1966, Ceska secese, AJG Hluboka n. Vltavou, MG Brno; 1970, Grafica simbolista cecoslovacca, Galleria Michelucci Florencie; 1974, Ceska kresba prelomu stol. GVU Hradec Kralove; 1993, Vergangene Zukunft, Künstlerhaus, Viden; 1994, NG Praha.
Selected Collections: NG, GHMP, PNP Praha.
Selected Literature: Petr Wittlich: Ceska secese, 1982; Nova encyklopedie ceského vytvarneho umeni, Academia, 1995.


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