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Gvidon Birolla
Gvido Birolla (12 June 1881 – 29 May 1963) was a Slovene painter, illustrator and caricaturist, known for his political caricatures published in satirical newspapers of the time and his book illustrations. Birolla was born in Trieste in 1881. His father was an Italian from Pazin and his mother a Slovene from Škofja Loka. After his father's death in 1884, his mother moved back to Škofja Loka where Gvido grew up. He studied in Ljubljana and later at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. He died in Ljubljana in 1963. Birolla was a very popular book illustrator and won the Levstik Award for his illustrations of Karel Širok's book Trije bratje in trije razbojniki (Three Brothers and Three Robbers).