Josip Racic

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Birthday
22, 1885
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Jun 19, 1908 (23)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
22, 1885
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Jun 19, 1908 (23)

About

One of the founders of modern Croatian art. He belonged to an influential group of artists known as the Munich Four.

Before Fame

He studied lithography before attending the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich. He also studied at Slovene painter and teacher Anton Ažbe's school.

Trivia

He was known for his oil and watercolor paintings portraying Parisian bridges, avenues, and parks.

Family Life

He tragically committed suicide when he was only twenty-three years old.

Associated With

He was influenced by the work of Edouard Manet.