Otakar Nejedlý
(1883 - 1957)
Otakar Nejedlý was born in 1883 in Roudnice. He attended private school of Ferdinand Engelmüller in Prague.Between 1903-05 he followed Antonín Slavíček (Athenaeum list of painters)to small village Kameničky where he worked along with other painters such as B.Dvořák,H.Masaryk,A.Zeyer. In 1905 an Edvard Munch exhibition was held in Prague,in 1907 large exhibition of French Impressionists and in 1909 an exhibition by Fauvist artists.These events didn´t leave young artist indifferent and was logical that he tried to come to terms with their influences.In 1909 he made a long journey to Ceylon and India where he remained until 1911.In 1914 he was for a short time inspired by Cubist movement.From 1920 he often traveled to Italy,Dalmatia.In 1925 he was appointed professor of the landscape school at the Prague Academy of Fine Arts.He accompanied his students to France,Italy and well-known parts of Corsica.He died 1957 in Prague.
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Name:Otakar Nejedlý
Dates:1883 - 1957
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This person died fewer than 70 years ago (in 1957).

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