Mirko Racki

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Birthday
13, 1879
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Aug 21, 1982 (102)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
13, 1879
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Aug 21, 1982 (102)

About

Croatian artist whose most famous paintings were inspired by Dante's "Divine Comedy," a motif with which he was preoccupied for most of his career.

Before Fame

He studied at the Teacher's Academy in Zagreb, Heinrich Strehblow's art school in Vienna, and with Vlaho Bukovac at the Academy in Prague.

Trivia

He painted in the Secession style and was associated with Vienna's Art Nouveau movement.

Family Life

His family was residing in the town of Novi Marof when he was born.

Associated With

He and Alphonse Mucha were fellow Art Nouveau painters.