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Jiří Švengsbír (19 April 1921 in Prague - 3 March 1983 Prague) - painter, graphic artist, engraver

He studied a graphic special at prof. A. Strnadel at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague (1945-1950). He devoted himself to drawing. Švengsbír designed a series of stamps and made engravings himself. He exhibited natural motives, heraldic and house characters, portraits of prominent personalities. Many of his works have been published.

Independent exhibitions

1953, 1964 - Nová Paka, City Museum, 1959, 1972 - Pilsen, 1960 - Brno, 1962 - Prostějov, 1964 - Hodonín - Chlumec nad Cidlinou, 1967 - Chrudim , 1971 - Prague,  Platýz Gallery, 1972 - Brno, DU - Ostrava - Brusel,

Collective exhibitions


1955 - Prague, International Exhibition of Postage Stamps, 1956 - Bergen (The Netherlands), 1958 - Barcelona, ​​International Exhibition exlibris, 1960 - Vienna, Mühlhausen, 1965 - Sao Paolo (Brazil), 1971 - Prague, Mánes, The Hollar Association of Czech Graphic Artists

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1965 - Medal from the world postage stamp exhibition in Paris, 1971 - Third prize for the design of the Bratislava stamp

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