Full name: Max Å vabinskÃ½
Born: September 17, 1873 in KromÄÅÃÅ¾, ZlÃnskÃ½ kraj, Czech Republic
Died: February 10, 1962 in Prague, HlavnÃ mÄsto Praha, Czech Republic
Sport: Art Competitions
Max Å vabinskÃ½ 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 Å vabinskÃ½. Even in his twilight years, he worked every day. Å vabinskÃ½ is especially known for numerous portraits of famous persons, many of which can be seen on his stamps.
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