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Frantisek Danek-Sedlacek (January 28, 1892 - 1974) painter

He studied at the School of Applied Arts in Prague since 1912. His studies were interrupted by the First World War, after which he returned to the school and after two years joined the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague to Prof. V. Nechleba. It was founded mainly by a landscape painter, his work was dominated mainly by sunny landscapes. He liked picturesque regions like Carpathian Ruthenia, Wallachia and Slovacko. At the beginning of the 1920s he came to the Highlands, to Kamenice nad Lipou and painted a number of paintings. He liked distant views of the countryside, forest interiors, forest vistas, creeks, old streets and castles. He exhibited at the Topic Salon in Prague in 1925, 1928, 1931 and 1933.