Josip Crnobori

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Birthday
22, 1907
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Aug 12, 2005 (97)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1907
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Aug 12, 2005 (97)

About

Croatian painter whose work was exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 1942. His first independent exhibition was at Pola vijeka hrvatske umjetnosti at the Meštrović Pavilion in 1937.

Before Fame

He studied art in Zagreb, graduating in 1936.

Trivia

He was commissioned by New York City's Metropolitan Opera to paint a portrait of Croatian opera singer Milka Trnina.

Family Life

His family moved to Vienna when he was eight years old. He fled Communist Yugoslavia in 1946 for Italy. One year later, he moved to Argentina.

Associated With

He and Oton Ivekovic were fellow Croatian painters.