Frantisek Drtikol. Nude, Nymphs and Femme Fatale in Dramatic Shadows

Frantisek Drtikol. Nude, Nymphs and Femme Fatale in Dramatic Shadows

From 1907 to 1910 František Drtikol had his own studio, until 1935 he operated an important portrait photostudio in Prague on the fourth floor of one of Prague’s remarkable buildings, a Baroque corner house at 9 Vodičkova, now demolished. Jaroslav Rössler, an important avant-garde photographer, was one of his pupils. Drtikol made many portraits of very important people and nudes which show development from pictorialism and symbolism to modern composite pictures of the nude body with…

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