|dessin d’Adolf Hoffmeister|
« […] True, this spirit of drollery is subdued in the works of Pelc, and it peeps only occasionally from those of Stephen, for these two are internationalised specialists in satirical assault and battery. Yet it peeps. It gambols irrepressibly in the illustrations, cartoons and jokes of Z.K. ; it is the pith of Trier ; and more sophisticated, it is characteristic of Hoffmeister. One should not mislead by the fact that most of the cartoons contained in this volume are disliking and condemnatory. The Czech art that produced them is in spirit essentially kind. […] »
Ce recueil était le reflet d’une exposition organisée à Londres par le Czechoslovak Institute et Naše Noviny, le journal des forces tchécoslovaques libres en Grande-Bretagne.
|Antonín Pelc, The Strong Silent Man, 1943|