Karel Karas (28. 5. 1892 Prague - 29. 7. 1969 Kladno) painter and font painter
He was mainly interested in landscape painting, figural and genre painting. Since his childhood he lived in Kladno (Krocehlavy). He learned apprenticeship as a painter and painter, and his apprentices also included Karel Soucek - he pointed out his undeniable artistic talent. In the beginning, visual art was his hobby. He then studied at the School of Applied Arts in Prague (Prof. Hrbek), the Ukrainian Academy of Fine Arts in Prague from 1933 to 1937, and studied privately - Rudolf Vejrych and Jaroslav Kutman. He undertook study trips to Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, Slovakia and Carpathian Ruthenia. He exhibited in the second half of the 1930s in Prague - Rubes Gallery, Podebrady, Hradec Králové, especially Krocehlava and Kladno. He painted paintings on the theme of the village of Lidice - Lidice exhibition and the Czech landscape (summer 1945).