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Vojtech Hynais

Outstanding Czech painter and author of the curtain in the National Theater
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Vojtěch Hynais was born in 1854 in Vienna. He studied art in Venice, in Vienna and also in Paris, where he maintained a close contacts with V. Brozík and A. Chittuss. His greatest work is the curtain in the National Theater, for which he used the French painter Suzanne Valadon as a model. Apart from the curtain,

his creations for the National Theater include a set of paintings called Apotheosis of the Czech Crown Lands. Apart from his preeminent works, he created a set of portraits for the Daubek family during his stay at their palace in Liten. Hynais is considered as part of the Czech National Theater generation.


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