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Max Švabinský

Full name: Max Švabinský
Gender: Male
Born: September 17, 1873 in Kroměříž, Zlínský kraj, Czech Republic
Died: February 10, 1962 in Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Art Competitions


Max Švabinský was a Czech painter, draftsman, graphic artist, and professor at the Academy of Graphic Arts in Praha. One of the founders of modern Czech art, he painted mostly landscapes. In 1910 he was appointed professor at the Art Academy in Praha, and is considered the father of the Czech stamp school. His works were often pencil, charcoal and ink drawings, and graphics and book illustrations. His other work included outstanding stamp and bank note designs were best-known.

Art was a calling of the heart and mind for Švabinský. Even in his twilight years, he worked every day. Švabinský is especially known for numerous portraits of famous persons, many of which can be seen on his stamps.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 58 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Czechoslovakia TCH AC

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 58 Los Angeles Art Competitions Czechoslovakia Final Standings AC Diana
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