Slavícek

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Slavíček

 

a family of Czech landscape painters.

Antonín Slavíček. Born May 16, 1870, in Prague; died there Feb. 1, 1910. Slavíček studied at the Prague Academy of Fine Arts from 1887 to 1891 and from 1894 to 1897. His works, for example, At Our Place in Kamenički (1904, National Gallery, Prague) and View of Prague from Letna (1908, National Gallery, Prague), provide lasting impressions of old Prague and the Bohemian countryside. Slavíček maintained the traditions of the national school of realistic landscape painting.

Jan Slavíček. Born Jan. 22, 1900. Son of Antonín Slavíček. Slavíček studied at the Prague Academy of Fine Arts from 1916 to 1925. He painted scenes of Prague in an optimistic tone (Heroic Prague, National Gallery, Prague; State Prize of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, 1952).

REFERENCE

Nezval, V. Antonín Slavíček. Prague, 1952.
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