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List of the most popular artists from Czech Republic, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries artists have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of entertainment. Whether they're known for painting, sculpting, etching or drawing, the famous Czech artists on this list have kept that tradition alive by creating renowned pieces of art that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Czech artists, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

List artists include Peter Gric, Miroslav Hák and many more.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous artists are from Czech Republic?" and "Who are the most well-known Czech artists?"

For further information on these historic Czech artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover use this list of celebrated Czech artists to discover some new paintings that you will enjoy.
Peter Weiss is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
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Peter Weiss was a writer, painter, graphic artist and filmmaker. ...more

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Birthplace: Babelsberg, Germany

Nationality: Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany

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Egon Schiele is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
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His first exhibit was at the 1909 Kunstschau in Vienna. From there on, he continued to show his work at exhibitions. Some of his well-known paintings illustrate his affinity toward nude women, such as in his 1910 painting Reclining Nude. He painted Portrait of Wally in 1912 during his love affair ...more

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Birthplace: Tulln an der Donau, Europe, Austria, Central Europe, Lower Austria

Associated periods or movements: Expressionism, Vienna Secession

Nationality: Austria, Czech Republic

Art Forms: Painting, Drawing

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Alphonse Mucha is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
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Alfons Maria Mucha, often known in English and French as Alphonse Mucha, was a Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist, known best for his distinct style. He produced many paintings, illustrations, advertisements, postcards, and designs. ...more

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Birthplace: Ivančice, Czech Republic

Associated periods or movements: Art Nouveau

Nationality: Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia

Art Forms: Painting

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Josef Lada is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
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Josef Lada was a Czech painter and writer. He is best known as the illustrator of Jaroslav Hašek's World War One novel The Good Soldier Švejk. He produced nearly 600 cartoons of the Švejk characters, depicting Austria-Hungary officers and civil servants as incompetent, abusive and often drunk. All ...more

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Birthplace: Europe, Hrusice, Czech Republic, Central Europe

Nationality: Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia

Art Forms: Painting

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