The Stamp Gallery of Czech and Slovak Graphic Art


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born on September 17, 1873 in Kroměříž
died on February 10, 1962 in Prague

KYTICE (Bouquet of Flowers)

Stamp issue of Czechoslovakia
date of issue: November 27, 1972
engraved by Jindra Schmidt

Original picture:
oil on canvas 125 x 108 cm from the year 1914
Národní Galerie (National Gallery) Prague

"Kytice" expressively shows a pronounced sensuous accent of Švabinskýs work from the years 1903-1919. Nevertheless, the baroque voluptuousness, the trembling air of the summer and deep and rich colors are typical for the initimate feeling of this scene.