Modernist artist who painted brightly colored landscapes and uniquely angled scenes of Zagreb. He preferred to express himself through oils and pastels and became known for the subtleties of his color harmonies and his dynamic approach to brushstrokes.
He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, Zagreb, in 1930. He joined the Earth Group during the decade that ensued.
He designed stage sets for the Croatian National Theatre, the Drama Theatre, and the Puppet Theatre.
He moved with his family to Zagreb in 1909.
He was influenced by the painter Diego Velazquez.