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ID: 500067061
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Record Type: Person
Frágner, Jaroslav (Czech architect, 1898-1967)

Note: One of the principal propenents of Czech functionalist architecture of the period 1920-1940. He studied at the Prague Technical University from 1917-1922, then at the Academy of Fine Arts, 1924. His first major project dates from 1923, a children's hospital in Mukačevo, Ukraine, which shows the influence of Russian constructivism. He is known as one of the Four Purists, along with Obrtel, Evžen, and Honzík, with whom he studied. He worked on unexecuted housing schemes, and his only realized project in Prague was the Merkur Insurance building. Between 1930 and 1941 he worked on the ESSO power station in Kolín. He was a member of the Mánes Union of Artists, the Union of Socialist Architects, and from 1949, the Stavoprojekt, a socialist design group. In the same year, he became professor at the Prague Academy of Fine Arts. He spent his last years restoring historic buildings. Czech architect.

Names:
Frágner, Jaroslav (preferred,V,index)
Jaroslav Frágner (V,display)
Fragner, Jaroslav (V)
Jaroslav Fragner (V)

Nationalities:
Czech (preferred)

Roles:
architect (preferred)
teacher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Prague (Praha, Hlavní Město, Czech Republic) (inhabited place)
Died:  Prague (Praha, Hlavní Město, Czech Republic) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
founder of ....  A 40  
..................  (Czech architectural firm, contemporary) [500228316]
member of ....  Devětsil  
................  (Czech avant-garde group, active 1920-1931) [500125065]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Frágner, Jaroslav (I)

Biographies:
(Czech architect, 1898-1967) ..... [AVERY Preferred]
(Czech architect, 1898-1967) ..... [AVERY]
(Czech architect, 1898-1967) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Frágner, Jaroslav ........ [AVERY Preferred, VP Preferred]
....................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
Fragner, Jaroslav ........ [AVERY, Grove Art Preferred, VP]
....................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Jaroslav Frágner ........ [VP]
..................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Jaroslav Fragner ........ [AVERY, VP]
..................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr00012648
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr00012648
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 4 April 4 2005
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
.......... Prague: 1900-1938 (1997) 296
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