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Tribute to Jan Florian

Tribute to Jan Florian

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Jan Florian, was a Sculptor, Painter and Restorer. Born December 25, 1921, in the small village of Stara in the Czech Republic
His mother was Františka Stehlikova and his father Josef Florian, who was a very important character in the first half of the twentieth, and supporter of the work called "Dobre dilo". Parent who has opened the way to eleven children for art. Each one of them in his own way in life is to become an artist. Jan during the Second World War he worked hard on the farm of the monastery of Prague in the canton of Břevnov Li met the standard Ukrainian Dimitrij Lewytzky, and he learned the art of singing, and music. He came to sing as a soloist in the work Jihlava. "In Jan liked to paint, since his childhood, where his favorite subjects were portraits. Its traditional way of painting was also praised by Prince Schwarzenberg, who commissioned a crib in lime wood for Christmas cheer of his sons-During the war he met the painter John Louis Cuba, he was painting, he became his mentor . Jan knew Karla Křemečkovou herself a painter, the two were married and had six children, Mary, John, Magdalena, Joseph, Wenceslas, Charles. Descendants to whom they have sent in their turn artistic skills. (On the previous page you can admire the masterpieces of his daughter, Magdalena) Jan Florian has spent most of his life to artistic activities, until the day of his death, February 12, 2007. He has created sculptures, reliefs, carvings, paintings on canvas, the walls of churches, restored antique paintings, sculptures, frescoes, and what interested him artistically. He was also a member of the Knights of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem. More information about John Florian can be read in the book "Byt dlužen za dusi" Aleš Palan, "which has collected his biographical information, interviewing Florian Gabriel, brother of Jan.

Dedraevo

Dedraevo - WOODNS

Her father Josef Florian, was a very important character in the first half of the twentieth century, a founder of the work called"Dobre dilo"

Portrait of his daughter Magdalena.

Portrait of his daughter Magdalena. - WOODNS

Jan liked to paint, from his childhood, his favorite subjects were portraits.

Jan,s Bethlehem in Prague's Strahov.

Jan,s Bethlehem in Prague's Strahov. - WOODNS

The princ Schwarzenberg liked his tradicional style of painting and art and so Jan made a nativity scene for his children.

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Jan Florian dedicated most of his life to  artistic activities, until the day of his death. He created sculptures, reliefs, carvings, paintings on canvas, the walls of churches, restored antique paintings, sculptures, frescoes, and what he interested it.

 

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