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(State School of Applied Arts, Prague)

Padesat let Statni Umeleckoprumyslove Skoly v Praze 1885-1935.

Praha, Jan Stenc 1935.

Reference: 14040
Price: £160 [convert currency]

Full Description

Folio. 90 + (4)pp, many photo ills. Original printed wrappers.

Handsome volume issued to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the foundation of the State School of Applied Arts in Prague, describing its history and setting out the School’s aims and teaching structure. Pupils at the School included the architects Josef Gocar and Josip Plecnik, as well as many well-known decorative artists and sculptors, and there are useful short biographies of the School’s teaching staff in 1935, including the architects Pavel Janak and Otakar Novotny.