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Burian Zdeněk (1905 - 1981) Share on Facebook  Print 


Zdeněk Michael František Burian (11 February 1905 Kopřivnice – 1 July 1981 Praha), Czech painter and illustrator of adventure books. He became renowned for paleontological reconstructions that he made together with professor Josef Augusta. At the age of 14 we was accepted right to the second year of the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. He stayed there only for two years and at the age of 16 he started to earn his living on illustrations. He achieved international recognition for his reconstructions of extinct animals and plants on whom he worked with paleontologist Josef Augusta, antropologist Vojtěch Fetter and others.

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