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Ladislav Pros     

Ladislav Pros is a Czech artist specializing in natural history objects. One hundred, seventeen of his mineral paintings appeared in A Color Guide to Familiar Minerals and Rocks (1974) by Jiří Kouřimský, and 240 in Minerals: A Field Guide in Color (1987) by Jaroslav Švenek. The specimens pictured are all from Czech museums, probably primarily from the National Museum in Prague. He also illustrated a 1997 book of geology-related poems by Dieter Schlesak, picturing ores and rocks from Transylvania; a 1990 book on aquarium fish by Ivan Petrovicky and Klaus Wilkerling; and other works in the Czech language.
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Number of artworks found: 16 | Artworks being viewed: 9 to 16

The Mineralogical Record: Ladislav Pros - Stephanite Stephanite
Watercolor on paper, published in Svenek (1987)Minerals: A Field Guide in Color. No size, locality or owner given.
The Mineralogical Record: Ladislav Pros - Smithsonite Smithsonite
Watercolor on paper, published in Svenek (1987)Minerals: A Field Guide in Color. No size, locality or owner given.
The Mineralogical Record: Ladislav Pros - Calcite Calcite
Watercolor on paper, published in Svenek (1987)Minerals: A Field Guide in Color. Left: from Cumberland, England; right, from the Joplin, Missouri area; no sizes or owners given.
The Mineralogical Record: Ladislav Pros - Barite Barite
Watercolor on paper, published in Svenek (1987)Minerals: A Field Guide in Color. No size, locality or owner given.
The Mineralogical Record: Ladislav Pros - Smoky Quartz Smoky Quartz
Watercolor on paper, published in Svenek (1987)Minerals: A Field Guide in Color. Specimen from St. Gotthard, Switzerland; no size or owner given.
The Mineralogical Record: Ladislav Pros - Topaz Topaz
Watercolor on paper, published in Svenek (1987)Minerals: A Field Guide in Color. Locality given only as Minas Gerais, Brazil [but it is obviously "imperial" topaz from the Ouro Preto area]; no size or owner given.
The Mineralogical Record: Ladislav Pros - Epidote Epidote
Watercolor on paper, published in Svenek (1987)Minerals: A Field Guide in Color. No size, locality [but it is obviously from Knappenwand, Untersulzbachtal, Austria] or owner given.
The Mineralogical Record: Ladislav Pros - Dioptase Dioptase
Watercolor on paper, published in Svenek (1987)Minerals: A Field Guide in Color. No size, locality or owner given.
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