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Jaroslav Jares - Bathing and Young Family, painted on both sides

Josef Jareš - Koupání a Mladá rodina, oboustranný obraz (1).JPG

Oil on canvas 96 x 121 cm. Signed lower left with the date 1920 or 1926. Large representative canvas painted on both sides with figural motifs. By the founder of the Artistic Beseda in Slovakia, one of the creators of the Czechoslovak state emblem and flag of 1918. Original silver and gilt frame 111 x 135 cm. On the front side the subject of bathing naked girls and young men. On the reverse side the subject of a nude young woman, a lying toddler, planting flowers. In the background a man with a spade planting a flowering tree. Similar paintings are in the collection of the Slovak National Gallery entitled : First Grass, Vinobranie pod Devinom.

Jaroslav Jares ( 10. 1. 1886 Kutna Hora - 30. 11. 1967 Prague )

Study : Academy of Fine Arts in Prague 1918 - 1921 Prof. Jan Stursa, one of the creators of the state emblem and flag of 1918.

Member : Artistic Council in Slovakia : founding member, Artistic Council : chairman in 1914 - 1921, stage designer of the Slovak National Theatre and Moravian Theatre in Brno, head of the Detva production folk cooperative, cooperated with the School Institute of Artistic Production in Prague.

  • Author: Jaroslav Jares
  • Signed: lower left, dated 1920 or 1926
  • Measure: 96 x 121 cm, frame 111 x 135 cm
  • Material: oil on canvas
  • Price: 47.000 CZK
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