Menci Clement Crncic

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Birthday
3, 1865
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Nov 9, 1930 (65)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
3, 1865
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Nov 9, 1930 (65)

About

Painter, printmaker, museum director, and teacher who opened the first private painting school in Zagreb. He Pioneered a nonlinear style and tonal variation for the sake of contrast in Croatian art.

Before Fame

He left military school to study painting when he was seventeen years old. His first private painting school was an endeavor undertaken with famed artist Bela Čikoš-Sesija.

Trivia

He created a series of impressionistic landscape paintings of the Adriatic coast.

Family Life

He married fellow painter Una Virant in 1910. The couple had two children together.

Associated With

He and Vincent van Gogh impacted the artistic culture in their respective regions of the world.