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František Drtikol (1883-1961) | Symbolist /Visionary photographer
František Drtikol (3 March 1883, Příbram - 13 January 1961, Prague) was a Czech photographer of international renown. He is especially known for his characteristically epic photographs and portraits. From 1907-1910 he had his own studio, until 1935 he operated an important portrait photostudio in Prague on the fourth floor of one of Prague's remarkable buildings, a Baroque corner house at 9 Vodičkova, now demolished. Jaroslav Rössler, an important avant-garde photographer, was one of his pupils.