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Christopher Dresser - Life and Work
Bartošová, Kateřina ; Mžyková, Marie (advisor) ; Pučalík, Marek (referee)
The main focus of the bachelor thesis Christopher Dresser - Life and Work is to introduce Christopher Dresser, British designer, one of the first professional industrial designers and a leader of vogue for Japanese-influenced design which inspired Europe in the late 19th- century. Because of the lack of a czech-version-book dedicated to this outstanding artist, I would like to, comprehensively and digestebly, follow Christopher Dresser's life story and work as a possible further basis for such a book; but also as a clue for those who prefers to read in czech. Keywords Christopher Dresser, design
Sgraffito Decoration in the Treasury and the Banquet Hall at the State Chateau at Telč
Salava, Jan ; Zlatohlávek, Martin (advisor) ; Mžyková, Marie (referee)
The Sgrafito Decoration of the Treasury and the Small Banqueting Hall in the State Chateau Telč The interior paintings in two ground floor rooms of Telč's chateau came into being during the government of Zachariáš of Hradec from the house of Vítkovci. In the years 1551- 1552 Zachariáš took part in the noble voyage to italien Genoa on the occation of greeting newly elected king Maxmilián II. It was shortly after he entered upon Telč's domination, 7. november 1550. Immediately after he took over the domination started with the rebuilding of the old castle that was not suited to the new style and the way of housing. This reconstruction proceeded in several stages of it the first one propably started even before the very departure to Italy and related only to the old castle rebuilding. This first stage was lead by the well- known architect Leopold Estreicher of Slavonice and were painted also the interiors of the castle's rooms. In my work I was concerned with the paintings in the Small banqueting hall and the Treasury that are in the old castle's ground floors and are in the close neighbourhood. The Small banqueting hall is decorated by scenes that have didactic character. On the north wall there is a painting with Orpheus playing for animals and this painting merges to the west wall corner. On the...
Sbírky Emy Destinnové
Košťálová, Michaela ; Buben, Milan (referee) ; Mžyková, Marie (advisor)
Summary: The colleciton of Emmy Destinn The main meaning and aim of this absolvent work is an effort for the most comprehensive documentation and the complete collection of the art subjects and historically important character in connection with their substance exclusively to the most famous Czech opera singer Emmy Destinn. This work besides the above mentioned character follows another aim - to be a good guide in the problems of historical developement of these collections. The main stress is namely given to the description of objects in which were the collections of singers's life situated and fathermore the way in which manners she approached to them. The speciality of the work is not only in relatively unigue subject, but in a complete new dimension in considering the personality of Emmy Destinn, who is presented here as an extraordinary Czech collector and art lover. Emmy Destinn, collector, art lover, castle in Stráž nad Nežárkou, Kaiserstein Palace.

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