Jan Otava, Apple Tree Flower
Jan Otava (Czech)
Apple Tree Flower, 10 x 12cm etching on 16 x 24cm paper, edition 23/50, 1989
edition, named, signed and dated on the front
Jan Otava was born in Prag / Tschechoslowakia on 30 April 1950. He is the graphic artist and illustrator, studied at the graphic specialty under Prof. L. Čepelák at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague (1970-1977). He works in free, applied and small graphic art. He prefers the etching and dry needle technique. His subject matter is usually nature, he analyses landscape and natural elements. Jan Otava is represented in the collections of the National Gallery in Prague, the Prague City Gallery, the Moravian Gallery in Brno, the Museum of Art in Olomouc and elsewhere in the world in private collections.