We started this website in 2002 because
we are impressed by the works of art created by the Czech painter
and graphic-artist Frantisek Šimon, who gave himself the
artistic name Tavik František
and is worldwide known as T.F. Šimon.
is the family name of his mother. T.F. Šimon ranks among the greatest artists of the first half of the
20th century. That he is also one of the best graphic artists of the world is
well-known to his many admirers since the early days of the last century, especially in Czechia,
France, Slovakia and USA
Catalogue Raisonné & Biographical Sketch
Catharine Bentinck, March 2015. A private publication.
For the first time the Catalogue Raisonné of the graphic work of the
Czech artist Tavik František Šimon is published in a revised
English version in book form with pictures in colour.
edition, Seznam Grafických Prací,
published by the Hollar Association in Prague in 1937,
was compiled by
Arthur Novak (1876 -1957). He was a bibliophile, critic and monographist.
This indispensable book is fully illustrated. A Biography, Catalogue
Raisonné in English, Catalogue of Ex Libris, pictures of
Prints in miniatures (circa 740x) in colour, Catalogue Raisonné in
Czech, three translated Letters, big images in colour of examples of
Simon's Oil paintings (12x) and Prints (60x), chronology of Exhibitions,
and a Bibliography.
Hardcover in colour, 29,7 x 21 cm, 170grs high quaility coated
paper, 212 pages.
The book is available: 70 Euro
In case you have any information about the artist
could be interesting to add on this website,
please inform us. We appreciate it very much.
Many thanks for your
For a private question
or a photo for this website.