Josef Lada

Josef Lada (born 17 December 1887 in Hrusice - 14 December 1957 in Prague, buried at Olšany Cemetery) was a Czech painter and writer. He is best known as the illustrator of Jaroslav Hašek's World War One novel The Good Soldier Švejk. He produced nearly 600 cartoons of the Švejk characters, depicting Austria-Hungary officers and civil servants as incompetent, abusive and often drunk.
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The most typical Czech Christmas and winter themes painted by the Czech painter Josef Lada 1887-1957, which follows his work portrayed in the memories of his childhood in the village Hrušice.Mal its own distinctive style, which he admired and Pablo Picasso.Josef Lada painted many paintings and illustrated numerous children's books , newspapers, magazines, manger, but also posters, postage stamps etc. It is one of the most beloved Czech painters.   (lbk)

The most typical Czech Christmas and winter themes painted by the Czech painter…

Josef Lada, Švejk

The Good Soldier Švejk · Josef Lada. Is Švejk stupid or brilliant? Is Švejk reflective of the Czech culture? Tourists, particularly from Germany and Russia, love the Švejk character.

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