Item #53669 SELF PORTRAIT WITH NUDE. Zden k. Virt.

SELF PORTRAIT WITH NUDE. [descriptive title].

circa 1950. Block print of a photographer under a darkcloth photographing a female nude, 15 3/4 x 9 5/8 inches, on laid art paper 17 1/2 x 13 inches. Signed in pencil beneath the image on the lower right corner; on the lower left, "autorsky tisk" [author's print]. Fine. Item #53669

Czech photographer and painter, creator of film posters and nudes. He was born on November 2,1925 in Prague and died in Prague on May 30, 2008. From 1941–44 he studied at the State Graphic School. At the same time, he attended evening courses of nude drawing in Platýz. After the war, in the years 1945 – 1950, he continued his studies at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague in the studio of František Tichý (his classmates included Olbram Zoubek, Mikuláš Medek and Alena Ladová). Along with his commercial graphics for various magazines, Zden k collaborated on the creation of animated films. From 1967 to 1990 he was one of the first teachers of the newly established Cabinet of Photography at FAMU in Prague. His photographic works were exhibited, in the exhibition, Czechoslovak Photography 1945–1989, and in 2005 at the extensive exhibition, Czech Photography of the 20th Century. [from ART+, a Czech website].

Price: $450.00

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