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Adolf Born

Czech painter (1930-2016)

1930   -   2016

country of citizenship: Czechoslovakia, Czech Republic
language of expression: Czech
educated at: Pedagogická fakulta UK, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, Academy of Fine Arts, Prague
occupation: film director, screenwriter, writer, painter, postage stamp designer, animator
award received: Meritorious Artist, Czech Medal of Merit, Ordre des arts et des Lettres

Adolf Born (12 June 1930 – 22 May 2016) was a Czech painter, illustrator, filmmaker and caricaturist, "known for his murkily-tinted pictures of bizarre fauna, and Victorian gentlemen in top hats and top coats". In recognition of his lasting contribution as a children's illustrator, Born was a finalist for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2008. His various international rewards and honors also include the Grand Prix at the International Salon of Cartoons in Montreal and the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters in France.
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Cour a Courek

book by Adolf Born

author: Adolf Born

Tajný deník čínské císařovny

kniha nakladatelství Odeon z roku 1971

author: Johan Fabricius
illustrator: Adolf Born, Milan Kopřiva


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