Clara Bartak Dolezal
(1907 - 1968)
Clara Bartak Dolezal was active/lived in Nebraska. Clara Dolezal is known for charcoal drawing, watercolor portrait, figure, genre and still-life painting.
Biography Clara Bartak Dolezal
Dolezal, Clara Bartak,
1907 Deloite, Nebraska- 1968, Wahoo, Nebraska
Also known as Clara Bartak
Clara Bartak Dolezal was a prolific Nebraska artist who pursued her talent both openly and covertly for many years. After she died in 1968, her son, Robert Dolezal, discovered hidden away dozens of pieces of work, mostly charcoal, which lay rolled and discarded in the attic of her Wahoo home. Following is Clara’s story, based primarily on his written remembrances.
Clara Bartak, born 1907, was the eighth and last child of Barbara (Novak) Bartak and Vaclav K. Bartak, and she was raised on the family ranch in the Sandhills of Nebraska where closest settlements were Ewing and Bartlett. Her father was a Czech immigrant, a
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