Emanuel Vidovic

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Birthday
24, 1870
Birthplace
Split, Croatia
Death Date
Jun 1, 1953 (82)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
24, 1870
Birthplace
Split, Croatia
Death Date
Jun 1, 1953 (82)

About

Post-Impressionist painter and graphic artist who co-founded the Medulic Society. He was named a corresponding member of the Yugoslav Academy of Sciences and Arts in 1949.

Before Fame

He studied briefly at the Academy of Arts in Venice. He opted instead to focus the entirety of his time on painting Venice's interiors, canals, lagoons, and motifs, mainly centered on Chioggia.

Trivia

He supported an independent Croatia and a split from Austria-Hungary. This political message was also conveyed in the works produced by his Medulic Society.

Family Life

He grew up as the oldest child in his family and was born in a stone cottage on Christmas Eve.

Associated With

He co-founded the Medulic Society with Ivan Mestrovic.