The Sevens of Josef Lada, 1887-1957-2017

5443138 - a stamp printed in czechoslovakia shows paint by artist josef lada

When: November 5, 2017 – April 1, 2018, / daily 9.00 – 20.00
Where: Galerie Tančící dům(Dancing House Gallery), Jiráskovo náměstí 6, Praha 2 – Nové Město, 12000
Description: The exhibition commemorates 130 years since Josef Lada was born.
Josef Lada was a Czech painter, writer and illustrator. He is best known for his tranquil landscape scenes. As an illustrator, he gave the form to Good Soldier Svejk; he illustrated over 200 books for intended for children or adults. As a writer he is best known for his book about a little black tomcat who can talk – Mikeš.
In his pictures, there is harmony, no violence. It is a world of positive values. He concentrated on the simple things in life – spring or winter customs and traditions. One of his favorite parts of year was Christmas.