Circus Animal Trainer - Congratulations Greeting Card
This lion tamer sure makes it look easy! Do you know what's not easy? Making an elaborate pop-up book! This illustration hails from such a book by Vojtěch Kubašta: Circus Life: Tony and the Circus Boy (1960). It showcases grand circus scenes in his signature panoscopic style, complete with movable elements. The extraordinary craftsmanship evident in his work makes this card a fitting choice for an equally exceptional recipient!
Vojtěch Kubašta (1914–1992) was a Czech architect, illustrator, and designer renowned for his groundbreaking pop-up and movable books. Born in Vienna and later settling in Prague, his journey into paper art began with the creation of intricate three-dimensional cards. His exceptional creativity and engineering skills enabled him to craft mesmerizing scenes that came to life within the pages of his books. With a focus on children's literature, Kubašta's imaginative designs merged storytelling with interactive elements, captivating readers of all ages! His remarkable legacy includes books translated into numerous languages, selling millions of copies. The original editions of his works are highly sought after by rare book collectors and are displayed in prestigious museums.
This product was custom designed and created at our location in Seattle.
A6 (4.5" X 6.25") with Envelope