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LADA, Josef (1887 - 1957), Painter, illustrator, caricaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LADA, Josef (1887 - 1957), Painter, illustrator, caricaturist

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Czech, 20th century, male.

Born 1887, in Hrusicich-Senohrab; died 1957, in Prague.

Painter, illustrator, caricaturist.

Josef Lada studied art in Prague at the turn of the 20th century. He painted mostly scenes from peasant life, in a popular and illustrative style.

Exhibitions include: Prague, (from 1920 to his death); Munich (1926); Paris (1925); Berlin (1928); Geneva (1930 and 1954); Brno (1946) and Moscow.

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