Tone Žnidaršič

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Tone Žnidaršič
Born(1923-11-05)November 5, 1923
Died(2007-04-09)April 9, 2007
NationalitySlovenian
Education Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana
Known for painting, illustrating
Notable work
Painting, sculpture and children's books illustration
Awards Levstik Award
1964 Nauk o človeku

Tone Žnidaršič (5 November 1923 9 April 2007) was a Slovene painter and sculptor who also illustrated children's books and textbooks. [1]

He won the Levstik Award in 1964 for his illustrations for the primary school textbook Nauk o človeku (On the Human Body). [2]

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