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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Jaroslav Rössler

Dates:  1902, 25 May - 1990, 5 January
Born:  Bohemia, Smilov
Died:  Czechoslovakia, Prague
Active:  Czechoslovakia
Czech avant-garde photographer in the 1920s.

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Readings on, or by, individual photographers 
Birgus, Vladimir & Mlcoch. Jan (eds.), 2006, Jaroslav Rössler: Czech Avant-Garde Photographer, (The MIT Press) isbn-10: 0262524589 isbn-13: 978-0262524582 [Δ
Dufek, Antonín et al., 1985, Czechoslovakian Photography, Jaromír Funke, Jaroslav Rössler, (London: Photographer's Gallery) [Exhibition catalogue, May 17-June, 15, 1985] [Δ
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Visual indexes

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Internet biographies

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Getty Research, Los Angeles, USA has an ULAN (Union List of Artists Names Online) entry for this photographer. This is useful for checking names and they frequently provide a brief biography. Go to website
Grove Art Online ( has a biography of this artist. 
[NOTE: This is a subscription service and you will need to pay an annual fee to access the content.]
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Printed biographies

The following books are useful starting points to obtain brief biographies but they are not substitutes for the monographs on individual photographers.

• Evans, Martin Marix (Executive ed.) 1995 Contemporary Photographers [Third Edition] (St. James Press - An International Thomson Publishing Company) [Expensive reference work but highly informative.] 

Useful printed stuff

If there is an analysis of a single photograph or a useful self portrait I will highlight it here.

• Gruber, Renate and L. Fritz Gruber 1982 The Imaginary Photo Museum (New York: Harmony Books) p.258 
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