Vladimir Becic

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Birthday
1, 1886
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
May 24, 1954 (67)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
1, 1886
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
May 24, 1954 (67)

About

Influential painter who belonged to a group of Croatian modernist artists known as the Munich Four. He was known for his oils and watercolors of landscapes, shepherds, and peasants in the village of Blažuj near Sarajevo.

Before Fame

He studied at the Academy of Arts in Munich and later taught at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb.

Trivia

He painted a series of images of wounded soldiers from World War I during his time as a war artist on the Salonika Front.

Family Life

He was born in the Croatian city of Slavonski Brod.

Associated With

His art was influenced by the work of French painter Edouard Manet.