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PREISLER, Jan (1872 - 1918), Painter, mosaicist, poster artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PREISLER, Jan (1872 - 1918), Painter, mosaicist, poster artist

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Czech, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 17 February 1872, in Popovice, near Beroun; died 27 April 1918, in Prague.

Painter, mosaicist, poster artist. Murals.


Mánes group.

Jan Preisler trained under Frantisek Zenišek at the Prague school of applied art from 1887 to 1895. He joined the Mánes group in 1898 and contributed to Free Tendencies (Volné Smery). In

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