A monograph about Josef Lada. There are more than 850 reproductions, resume in English language in a monograph.
Josef Lada was a Czech painter and writer. He is best known as the illustrator of Jaroslav Hasek's World War One novel The Good Soldier Svejk. He produced nearly 600 cartoons of the Svejk characters, depicting Austria-Hungary officers and civil servants as incompetent, abusive and often drunk. All the subsequent illustrations of Svejk followed Lada's style. Lada produced landscapes, created frescoes and designed costumes for plays and films. Over the years he created a series of paintings and drawings depicting traditional Czech occupations.