(17 April 1857 in Prague – 2 July 1934 in Prague)

Art historian, prominent representative of Czech history of the late 19th century. The first all-Czech positivist art historian. In the years 1875—1878 he studied at the Philosophical Faculty of Charles University in Prague and at the Institute for Austrian History in Vienna. After his studies he became a supply teacher of history and geography at a Czech Realschule (technical secondary school). In 1882, a degree of Doctor of Philosophy was conferred on him. On 4 July 1885 he was appointed a custodian and on 16 December 1895 the Director of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, which he headed until 1 February 1911. In 1908 he became an assistant professor and in 1911 a professor and the Head of the Art Department at the Czech University in Prague (until 1927). He founded a Society for Art History (1913), which from 1916 on published its yearbook. He was a regular member of the Czech Academy and an assistant professor of the Czech Technical University and was active in many societies and clubs. He also dealt with issues of landmark preservation and was a member of the Club for Old Prague. His most important works include The Development of Miniature Painting at the Time of the Kings from the Family of Luxembourg (1885), Peter Parléř and Gmünd Masters (1885), The Development of Miniature Painting at the Time of the Kings from the Family of Jagiello (1896), Art in Prague at the Time of Rudolf II (1904), Treasures of Czech Illumination Art (1915), Book Binding from the 18th Century to Modern Times (1904), On Historical and Structural Character of Prague (1916) and Antichrist in Medieval Sciences and Art (1918).
2015) 2014) 2013) 2012) 2011) 2010) 2009) 2008) 2007) 2006)
Study depository...) Museum to be...) Museum closed) Toy Harvest 2007...) New tapestry in...) Ring ring ring) Professor PhDr....) Easter Monday) Museum closed as...)
C2090-420 000-297 250-311 000-886 C2160-667 1Z0-053 Hp2-B29 000-890 1Z1-591 LOT-756 E20-555 000-M236 70-235 HP2-T23 A2150-536 SGO-001 A2010-571 RH302 642-091 070-639 000-373 E20-017 070-515 HP0-729 GCIA 650-059 HP2-B44 9A0-142 000-431 000-719 LOT-926 MD0-235 70-244 650-173 1Y0-200 EW0-200 CSM-001 50-565 SG1-001 050-676 COG-706 1Z1-877 MB3-465 MB3-701 NS0-120 070-552-Csharp 642-355 70-554-Csharp HP3-X11 920-257 C_TFIN52_65 090-077 TB0-115 98-365 P2090-025 1Z1-895 C2010-652 646-057 050-892 E20-830 000-971 EE0-602 050-864 GD0-110 70-271 090-056 642-533 920-133 HP0-264 000-N24 E20-326 642-996 646-046 BH0-005 922-080 642-164 HP2-Z25 HP0-781 C2140-130 70-330 BCP-410 1T6-215 642-747 HP0-045 070-501 000-863 MB6-509 920-431 HP0-D11 920-470 310-200 00M-640 C2080-474 70-552-VB 1Z1-868 MB3-409 50-690 000-962 EE0-505 M2020-248 000-M38 HP0-Y38 070-552-VB 70-667 4H0-110 70-518 E20-517 P6040-025 HP0-277 70-262