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HOFFMEISTER, Adolf (1902 - 1973), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HOFFMEISTER, Adolf (1902 - 1973), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

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Czech, 20th century, male.

Born 1902, in Prague; died 24 July 1973, in Ricky.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator.

Aldolf Hoffmeister produced fiercely political caricatures until 1939, when he left for the USA. After World War II, he returned to Prague and held various official cultural positions in Czechoslovakia, including that of cultural representative in Paris between 1948 and 1951. He taught animation at the school of

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