Jaroslav Kerles (3.11.1939, Praha – 8.3. 2014, České Budějovice) was a Czech artist, cartoonist and illustrator, and a long standing contributor to the humor magazine Dikobraz. Although he was born in Prague, he spent all his life in South Bohemia in České Budějovice, and developed a love for South Bohemia, which he came to regard has his home. He created approximately one thousand cartoons – most of them are classics of Czech cartoon humor. He also illustrated scores of books for adults and children. His work was exhibited in the Czech Republic and internationally.
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