Slava Raskaj

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Birthday
2, 1877
Birthplace
Ozalj, Croatia
Death Date
Mar 29, 1906 (29)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
2, 1877
Birthplace
Ozalj, Croatia
Death Date
Mar 29, 1906 (29)

About

Painter who was one of the greatest Croatian watercolorists. Her mentor was the famed Bela Čikoš Sesija.

Before Fame

She used a local morgue as her art studio while she completed her studies in Zagreb.

Trivia

Her works traveled across Europe during the 1890s being featured at several exhibitions, including the 1900 Expo in Paris.

Family Life

Her artistic career was encouraged by her mother, who also loved to paint. She was deaf from birth and suffered from depression in her later years.

Associated With

She and Vincent Van Gogh were both renowned painters of the time.