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2023140th Anniversary of the Birth of Hinko Smrekar - A - Set

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  • 26.05.2023
  • Luka Seme
  • Agencija za komercijalnu djelatnost d.o.o., Zagreb, Croatia
  • Offset
  • 4 Colours
  • 25.56 x 48.28 mm
  • A, B, 1,05 EUR, C, D
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About 140th Anniversary of the Birth of Hinko Smrekar - A

The multifaceted artist Hinko Smrekar (Ljubljana, 1883–1942) – draughtsman, painter and sculptor – used to get into trouble at his secondary school, despite being an excellent student, because he was constantly drawing caricatures of his teachers. He was a self-taught artist who refined his drawing technique to a level of faultless perfection. He would take on any job to earn a living: illustrating books, designing certificates, advertisements and bookplates, creating works of social and political satire and drawing scenes from folklore and fairy tales. He is best known to the general public for his tarock cards, which in 1916 were banned because of their overtly Pan-Slavist character, and for his caricatures, a form of art that reached

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