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Jaroslav Brychta Drawings

Identifier: MS-0226

Scope and Contents

This small collection consists of three colored pencil and ink drawings by Jaroslav Brychta given to Suzanne K. Frantz by Brychta's daughter, Jaroslava Brychtová. Susanne K. Frantz was a curator at the Corning Museum of Glass. The correspondence from Brychtová to Frantz that accompanied these drawings is also in the collection.

Materials are organized alphabetically and by material type. Estimated dates assigned to the drawings are based on the dates assigned to similar drawings by Brychta.


  • Circa 1950-1996


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in Czech.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for public research. Researchers must make an appointment to view the collection.

Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical / Historical

Jaroslav Brychta was a glass sculptor and teacher at various glassmaking schools in Železný Brod. Born in 1895 and trained at the School of Applied Arts in Prague, Brychta is particularly remembered for his glass figurines. Brychta was also the father of Jaroslava Brychtová, a glass sculptor and creative partner of Stanislav Libenský.

Brychta died in 1971.


1.5 Linear Feet (1 flat box)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Suzanne K. Frantz in 2020.

Accession 2020.004

Related Materials

The Susanne K. Frantz Personal Papers and Curatorial Files, 1950-2015 (CMOG RG13 S09) may be found in the Museum's institutional archives.

Processing Information

Processed by Colleen McFarland Rademaker in 2020.

Jaroslav Brychta Drawings, Circa 1950-1996
A Guide to the Collection
Colleen McFarland Rademaker
March 6. 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the The Rakow Research Library Manuscript Collection Repository

The Rakow Research Library
The Corning Museum of Glass
Five Museum Way
Corning NY 14830 USA