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Emma Joy Dana Collection of Artuš Scheiner

Call Number: AOB 30
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 24 illustrations by the Czech artist Artuš Scheiner. The works consist primarily of gouache paintings for children's literature published in the early-twentieth century. Particularly well represented in this collection are illustrations for Václav Říha’s fairytales, including Lada (1918), Maruška (1918), Dvě Maričky (1920), Mariana (1920), Růženka (1920), Berona (1921), and Lidka (1921).

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to Yale University.


The illustrations are arranged by date of creation, as inferred from the publication date of the text in which each is reproduced. When multiple illustrations from the collection were made for the same text, these are included in a single folder in the order they appear within the published work.

1914 - 1933
0.25 Linear Feet (1 box) ; 15d x 3h x 15w
Related Names
Dana, Emma Joy
Scheiner, Artuš, 1863-1938
Dana, Emma Joy
Language of Materials