Vaclav Vytlacil (1892-1984), born in New York City, is an American artist known for Modernist paintings. He attended the Arts Student League and later taught at the Minneapolis School of Art beginning in 1916. This position enabled hime to travel to Europe to study Paul Cézanne’s paintings and works of the Old Masters. In the 1930s, his works exhibited two different styles. His cityscapes and landscapes incorporated Cubist-inspired depiction of space with an expressionistic approach to line and color. The artist had solo shows at the Carnegie Institute, Montclair Art Museum, Phillips Memorial Gallery, Krasner Gallery, University of Notre Dame, Rochester Art Gallery, among others.