Monday, October 24, 2016

Petr Dillinger

[Czechoslovakia] (b 1899/d 1954)

"Petr Dillinger studied first at Vinohrady grammar school, but in 1916 he transferred to the School of Applied Arts, where he studied under prof. J. Schusser and F. Kysela. The school gave him the good fundamentals of drawing and painting and had an impact on his future book and graphic art. He continued his studies in the years 1919-1923 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, where after an initial artistic training with prof. Pirner, he moved to the graphic department of prof. Max Švabinský. (...) In 1928 he became a professor at the School of Applied Arts in Brno (...), and after the IIWW , Dillinger workedat the National School of Graphic Arts in Prague. Since 1950 he headed the department of book graphics and utilitarian at the Higher School of Applied Arts in Prague. (...) His extensive graphic work includes 360 woodcuts, 230 etchings, and over 200 dry points , aquatints and lithographs.. (...) " . Dillinger illustrated more then 90 books and work extensively in the creation of Bookplates, until the time of his death... 

Biography and Photo :

Czechoslovakia 1950 "1st Anniversary of the League of PTT Workers" (2,1) [Engr (J.A. Svengsbir)][Recess] Sc(430,431)

No comments:

Post a Comment