Born in Švábenice in 14.07.1887, died in Vyškov in 1963. Graduated in 1913 at the Prague Art Academy in the class of H. Schwaiger and M. Pirner. He made a study trip to Italy in 1914. In the First World War he served his army duty in Russia. After the war traveled to Japan (1919), Poland (1933) and the Balkan region (1936). He painted figurative compositions, landscapes and folk scenes. Worked as as book illustrator.

Petr Pistelka visited Macedonia in 1940 where he produced the lithography “Skopje Market Scene”.

Petr-Pištělka-1887-1963-Skopje-Market-Scene-1940-lithography
Petr Pištělka 1887-1963 Skopje-Market Scene 1940 lithography

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This lexicon is a result of my 15 years long period of researching & documenting the personalities and the artworks of the foreign painters, sculptors, illustrators, and photographers having visited different spots of the geographic territory of Macedonia, there having created works of art there over a 100-years long period i.e. between 1850-1950. Their presence and artwork in the Macedonian milieus represent a notable cultural heritage to the international linkage of the ethnic Macedonians as well as to all the ethnicities living in the picturesque territory of Macedonia and the cultures of modern-day countries spread over parts of the geographic territory of Macedonia. Witnessing the artistic contributions of the foreign artist, we are proud of their Macedonia-themed creative works and experiences. I believe that their artworks, having been inspired and created over the vast region of Macedonia, unite us all in these challenging times, and under the facts and the values of the artistic beauty.

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