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CAPEK, Josef or Joseph (1887 - 1945), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAPEK, Josef or Joseph (1887 - 1945), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, illustrator

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Czech, 20th century, male.

Born 23 March 1887, in Hronov nad Metuji; died March 1945, in Bergen-Belsen, Germany, in the concentration camp.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, illustrator. Figure compositions, figures. Stage sets.

Socialist Realism.

Groups: Mánes, Skupina Vytvarnych Umelcu (Group of Plastic Artists).

[not available online]Josef Capek was the brother of the playright Karel Capek, the author of Robots, and

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