Kotrba

Nude Woman leading horse, sun / 196?

Kotrba, Emil
Czech
Mid-20th century
Wood engraving

$40.00

 

Black ink on pale ivory paper

Pencil signed

Image: 4 ¾” x 3 ¼”

Sheet: 6 ½” x 4 ¾”

Very good condition

With archival mat & mount (Rising Museum Board, 4-ply), fits 10″ x 9″ frame

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Product Description

Emil Kotrba (Czech, 1912–1983) was a graphic artist especially known for his vivid depictions of animals. (He was no less skilled when portraying human subjects.) Kotrba studied animal anatomy and husbandry at a veterinary university even while he was enrolled in art school. His graphic media included wood engraving, etching and lithography, and most of his approximately 900 graphic works were in the form of ex-libris.

Emil Kotrba  was also renouned for his painted portraits of horses. He was an active rider, coach, and referee at equestrian events.

 

Additional Information

Artist

Kotrba, Emil

Medium

Wood engraving

Nationality

Czech

Era

Mid-20th century