born on November 6, 1872 in Chýnov
died on October 13, 1941 in Chýnov
PROROCI VYŠLI Z POUŠTI (Prophets came out of the desert)
Stamp issue of the Czech Republic
date of issue: November 12, 1997
engraved by Miloš Ondráček
Book illustration to Otto Březina's "Prose Pieces"
from the year 1918
Bílek's book illustration depicted on the stamp is a typical example of his characteristic kind of expression in connecting figures of different sizes in one composition.