- He was born in shoemaker´s family on 17th 12.1887 in Hrusice.
- In his 14 years he left to Prague at order he learn as decorator and astheatre´s decorator.
-He couldn´t see well on the right eye. He was man of caricature, of illustrationand a writer mostly for children
He was married. His daughter Alena Ladová was apainter and woman of illustration ,too. This is her signature:
He became with Čapek, Nezval a Vančura one of the founders socalled: „modern story “ (moderní pohádka) in Czech literature andreceived for his work year 1947 title „National Artist“
He was main artist czech film by director Josef Mach Hrátky s čertem fromyear 1956.
He maked 400 free pistures and 15 thousand illustration.
-He wrote : Kocour Mikeš ( The Cat Mikeš ), O chytré kmotře lišce ( Aboutintelligent godmother fox ), Bubáci a Hastrmani ( Spirits and Water men ),Bajky ( Fables ), Říkadla ( Rhymes ).
This is sample from „About intelligent godmother fox „ inoriginal:
-He illustrated Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka za druhé světové války ( Fatesgood soldier Švejk from second world´s war ).
-He passed to education its Fables, The World of Animal, My Alphabet,The Happy Nature.
-He painted the world famous pictures:-Zabíjačka-U ohníčku-Bubnování-Česká krajina, triptych-Český betlém-Hastrman v zimě-Jarní cestou do vsi-Jaro s dětmi-Mikulášská nadílka-Rodná chalupa-Rvačka v hospodě-Slouha vytrubuje-Sváteční hospoda-Tancovačka-Vodník-Zimní krajina-Zima na splavu
His bust on memorial in Hrusice, this is work by ZdeněkŠejnosta (1951).
His house in the past, his memorial now with expoursemanaged Oblastní muzeum Praha-východ.