Ivan Mestrovic (1883-1962)

Ivan Mestrovic (1883-1962)
Title
Ivan Mestrovic (1883-1962)
Date 
1925
Medium 
Dark brown painted plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 39 x 23 x 23 in. ( 99.1 x 58.4 x 58.4 cm )
Description 
Portrait bust
Credit Line 
Gift of the artist
Object Number 
1952.46
Gallery Label 
The subject was born in Vrpolje, Croatia, the son of a carpenter. After an early apprenticeship to a marble cutter he studied art in Vienna. His sculpture achieved international acclaim in Europe in the years following World War I, and from 1923 to 1942 he was rector of the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Yugoslavia. His sculpture first came to the attention of Americans in 1925 when a large exhibition of his work was presented by the Brooklyn Museum.
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Creative: Tronvig Group