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PREISSIG, Vojtech Adalbert (1873 - 1944), Painter, collage artist, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PREISSIG, Vojtech Adalbert (1873 - 1944), Painter, collage artist, engraver, illustrator

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Czechoslovak, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 31 July 1873, in Schwetz (now Svetec u Bíliny, Bohemia); died 11 June 1944, in Dachau.

Painter, collage artist, engraver, illustrator, typographer.

Vojtech Preissig trained from 1892 to 1896 at the Prague school of applied art. In 1897, he moved to Paris, where he stayed until 1903, working with the painter, poster artist and graphic artist

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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