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Art at Site  www.pragueart.info Ladislav Kovarik Anna the Proletarian, Proletarka
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Ladislav Kovarik

Anna the Proletarian, Proletarka

1962
Jana Želivského
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Socha Anny proletarky stoji v malem parku na prazskem Zizkove. Anna proletarka je postava ze stejnojmenne knihy Ivana Olbrachta.
Dej knihy z roku 1928 se odehrava po 1. svetove valce a lici pribeh mlade sluzebne Anny na pozadi vzniku delnickeho hnuti a komunisticke strany v Ceskoslovensku. Vetsich uspechu se dilo dockalo po nastupu komunistu k moci v roce 1948 a v roce 1952 vznikl stejnojmenny film.
Bronzovou sochu Anny proletarky vytvoril v roce 1962 sochar Ladislav Kovarik.
Ivan Olbracht (1882-1952) byl cesky spisovatel, publicista a novinar. Proslule jsou zejmena jeho knihy z prostredi Podkarpatske Rusi. Ve dvacatych letech byl clenem KSC a rovnez napsal roman Anna proletarka, ktery se stal jednim ze stezejnich del komunismu v Ceskoslovensku.

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The statue of Anna the Proletarian is placed in a small park in Zizkov. Anna the Proletarian is a heroine of the same name novel written by Ivan Olbracht in 1928.
The story is about young housemaid on a background of formation of worker's movement and communistic party in Czechoslovakia after World War I. The novel had become very popular after 1948 - from the beginning of totalitarian communistic government. The same name movie was filmed in 1952.
The statue was created by Ladislav Kovarik in 1962. It is made out of bronze and stands on a granite pedestal.