Sudek, Josef, 1896-1976

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1896-03-17
Death 1976-09-15
Czechs
Czech

Biographical notes:

Sudek, Joesef. Czechoslovakian Photographer. Born: Kolin, Bohemia (Czechoslovakia), 17 March 1896. Education: Kolin, until 1911; apprentice book binder, Prague, 1911-13; studied photography, under Karel Novak, State School of Graphic Arts, Prague, 1922-24. Military Service: Served in the Czech Army, in Italy, 1915-20 (wounded and hospitalized, 1917-20). Career: Independent photographer, Prague, 1920-76; Official City Photographer, Prague, 1928; worked as commercial advertising and portrait photographer, working with Druzstevni Prace publishing company, Prague, 1928-36; Coeditor and Illustrator, Panorama magazine, and later, Zijeme magazine, 1928-36. Member, Amateur Photographers Club, Prague, 1920-24; Founder-Member, with Jaromir Funke, and others, Czech Photographic Society, Prague, 1924. Recipient: Artists of Merit Award, Czech Government, 1961; Order of Work, Czech Government, 1966. Died: (in Prague) 15 September 1976.

From the description of Josef Sudek : Artist File. (International Center of Photography). WorldCat record id: 706825172

Czech photographer.

From the description of Saint Vitus' Cathedral, Prague. ca. 1950. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79261299

Sudek, Josef, 1896-1976. Czechoslovakian Photographer. Born: Kolin, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia, March 17, 1896. Education: Kolin, until 1911; apprentice book binder, Prague, 1911-13; studied photography, under Karel Novak, State School of Graphic Arts, Prague, 1922-24. Military Service: Served in the Czech Army, in Italy, 1915-20, wounded and hospitalized, 1917-20. Career: Independent photographer, Prague, 1920-76; Official City Photographer, Prague, 1928; worked as commercial advertising and portrait photographer, working with Druzstevni Prace publishing company, Prague, 1928-36; Coeditor and Illustrator, Panorama magazine, and later, Zijeme magazine, 1928-36. Member, Amateur Photographers Club, Prague, 1920-24; Founder, Member, with Jaromir Funke, and others, Czech Photographic Society, Prague, 1924. Recipient: Artists of Merit Award, Czech Government, 1961; Order of Work, Czech Government, 1966. Died: Prague, September 15, 1976.

From the description of Sudek Josef : Artist File. (International Center of Photography). WorldCat record id: 701248803

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Subjects:

  • Cathedrals
  • Architectural photography
  • Decoration and ornament, Architectural
  • Photography, Artistic
  • Photographers
  • Photography of interiors
  • Photography of sculpture

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • Czech Republic--Prague (as recorded)
  • Prague (Czech Republic) (as recorded)
  • Prague (as recorded)
  • Czechoslovakia (as recorded)
  • Czechoslovakia (as recorded)