Josef Nastoupil - Paris, Avenue Observatoire - detail of advertisement
Antique: Josef Nastoupil - Paris, Avenue Observatoire
Etching with aquatint on paper 19 x 22.5 cm. Frame with passe-partout and glass 34 x 38 cm. Signed bottom right - Naston Carlo. . The title of the work on the left - Paris, Avenue d Observatoire.
Josef Nastoupil (Carlo Naston) - (7.1.1888 Liberec - 3.10.1959 Liberec) painter, graphic artist, scenographer. He studied drawing at the Liberec Art School prof. Schafner, privately with prof. Gerhart at the Academy in Brussels, and at the Julien Academy in Paris. He traveled around Holland and England. He met Frantisek Kupka in Paris and learned the basics of graphic techniques. After returning to Bohemia he managed his own graphic workshop. He has participated in many exhibitions, exhibited in Los Angeles, California for a long time. Represented by his works in domestic and foreign collections.