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Cenek Otakar Jandl ( March 24, 1896 in Prague - September 25, 1965 at the same place ) painter, teacher, theater designer


He studied at the School of Applied Arts in Prague between 1912-1919 and 1920-1927, he was a student of Frantisek Kysela.
He was a professor at the State Central School of Housing Industry in Prague. In his art work he devoted himself to murals, stage designs, posters, designs for carpets and stained glass.
As a stage designer he designed Klicper's Evil Deer and Vrchlicky Court of Love for the National Theater in Prague. He has also designed many sets for the Estates Theater in Prague, the National Theater in Brno, the Municipal Theater in Prague in Vinohrady, the Natural Theater in Prague-Sarka and the Svanda Theater in Smichov, for which he designed scenes in the years 1919 - 1925. Among other Jandl's works: designs for the interior decoration of the hall of the Central Savings Bank of Economic Cooperatives in Mladá Boleslav, the Sokol Cinema in Karlin, the representative halls of the PVV in Prague Holesovice, together with architect L. Machon in 1923 redesign the Svanda Theater. Furthermore, there are decorations of the Union cafe, the halls of the Check Office, the Rokoko vending machine, the interiors for the International Exhibition in Paris, the interiors of the trade education at the exhibition of contemporary culture in Brno 1928 and others. cs. of the Church in Holesovice drew cardboard boxes ( Hus, Zizka - realized by Jaros ). Cenek Otakar Jandl is the author of the decoration of the new railway station in Pardubice. He also restored paintings in Prague's Gräbovka.

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