Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Janko Alexy

[Czechoslovakia] (b 1894/d 1970)

Janko Alexy was a painter and also a writer. He was awarded the title of "National Artist". After ending his education at the Lucenec High School , he spent some time working in a local pharmacy ... in 1919 he continued his studies in the Prague Visual Arts Academy and after graduation he worked as Drawing professor .. for 1927 on he devoted himself only to the Artistic Activity.. Janko  extensive work contains about 1,300 oils, pastels and drawings inspired by folk works, legends and landscapes and about 20 books , mainly dedicated to his childhood and youth personal experiences... 


Czechoslovakia 1948 "Centenary of Abolition of Serfdom" (1) [Photo] Sc(350)

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