Marta Ehrlich

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Birthday
27, 1910
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Mar 15, 1980 (69)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
27, 1910
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Mar 15, 1980 (69)

About

Created 227 paintings over the course of her career. These paintings were considered important in Croatian art history.

Before Fame

She attended the Academy of Fine Arts at the University of Zagreb, from which she graduated in 1934.

Trivia

She was tutored by Vladimir Becić. Becić would profoundly impact her artistic style.

Family Life

She was born into a wealthy Jewish family in Zagreb. She married fellow painter Kamilo Tompa. She killed herself in 1980, two years after she had given up painting.

Associated With

She and Vincent Van Gogh were both prolific painters.