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Antonín Strnadel (10 May 1910 in Trojanovice near Frenštát pod Radhoštěm - October 31, 1975 Prague) - painter, graphic designer, teacher

He studied graphic art and painting at prof. J. Bendy at UMPRUM in Prague (1927-1933) and figural painting by prof. M. Švabinský at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (1933-1936). From 1936 he worked as a general and special teacher for graphic art, book art and publicity. He portrayed a number of books by his brothers and other authors, for which he was awarded several times. In his work he mostly made memories of his native Wallachia, often with folk elements.

Independent exhibitions (selection)
1960 - Nový Hrozenkov, Paintings and drawings - Frenštát pod Radhoštěm, Selection of works, 1961 - Prague, Clementinum, 1966 - Prague, Salon Artwork, 1946-1947 - Brno, Moravian Gallery, 1970 - Gottwaldov, GVU - Olomouc, OGVU, 1971 - Kolín, Municipal Museum, 1972 - Nelahozeves, Central Bohemian Gallery, 1975-1976 - Vsetín,

Prices (selection)

1937 - Gold medal at the International Exhibition of Art and Technology in Paris for the bibliophile The Assassination of the Groom, 1954 - Award for the Gate of the Memorial in Žižkov (with J. Malejoyský), 1955 - Laureate of the Klement Gottwald State Prize, 1960 - A Merciful Artist. 1965 - Order of the Work, 1966 - Marie Majerová Award for Illustration, 1967 - National Artist, 1971 - Václav Hollar Award for Drawings and Illustrations, 1976 - Andersen Prize.

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