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1929 Print Josef Hlavka Side Portrait Czech Republic Architect XGDA5

1929 Print Josef Hlavka Side Portrait Czech Republic Architect XGDA5

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This is an original 1929 halftone print of a side portrait of Josef Hlávka, who was an architect and philanthropist of the Czech Republic. Hlávka served as the primary architect for the Opera House in Vienna, the Eastern Catholic Church in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, a maternal hospital in Prague, as well as various apartment complexes in Vienna. Additionally, he aided greatly in the fiduciary efforts for the founding of the Czech Academy of Science and the Arts, where he served as first president. Furthermore, after the disastrous floods of 1890 in Prague, which significantly damaged the historic Charles Bridge, Hlávka financially supported its renovation. He also founded a dormitory for poor yet gifted students in Prague. Today, UNESCO has declared the 100th anniversary of the death of Hlávka as a World Cultural Anniversary.


This 82+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Small wrinkle - center. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 6.5 inches; 11 x 17 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Famous Figures, Historic Figures, Pogonology, Architectural