Oskar Herman

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Birthday
17, 1886
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Jan 22, 1974 (87)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
17, 1886
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Jan 22, 1974 (87)

About

Modern artist who was the longest-living member of the famed Munich Circle. He had a strong influence on contemporary Croatian art.

Before Fame

He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich after attending Anton Ažbe's school. He was exposed to Realism, Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, and Jugendstil while in Munich.

Trivia

He was imprisoned within a refugee camp from 1942 until 1944 during World War II after he joined the Partisan forces.

Family Life

He was born into a Croatian Jewish family. He was only four years old when his father died.

Associated With

He and Vincent Van Gogh both had a profound impact on their respective eras.