Oton Ivekovic

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Birthday
17, 1869
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Jul 4, 1939 (70)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
17, 1869
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Jul 4, 1939 (70)

About

Painter who incorporated historical and religious themes into his work. His works became the means by which Croatians were able to visualize their heritage.

Before Fame

He studied at the Vienna Academy of Painting, where he became known for his spats with teachers. He trained under Christian Griepenkerl, Josef Matyáš Trenkwald, and August Eisenmenger.

Trivia

He taught at the Zagreb Academy of Fine Arts.

Family Life

His family was unable to afford to send him to the Art Academy early on, so he was first tutored by Ferdo Quiquerez. He spent the last year of his life in his hometown and in the company of his brother Cyril.

Associated With

He and Ivan Rein were fellow Croatian painters.