Branko Šenoa

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Women in the garden (1918)

Branko (Branimir) Šenoa (7 August 1879 – 4 December 1939) was a Croatian painter, graphic artist and art historian.[1]

He was born in Zagreb, the son of the prominent writer August Šenoa. After graduating law and philosophy in Zagreb, he received his PhD in art history in 1912. He attended school of painting by Oton Iveković and a course in graphic design by Menci Clement Crnčić.

He served as the director of the Zagreb Academy of Fine Arts, and held several positions related to cultural heritage and art. He was a member of the Yugoslav Academy of Sciences and Arts. He died, aged 60, in Zagreb.

As a painter, his work was focused on landscapes and cityscapes in etching, sceneries and illustrations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Šenoa, Branko (Branimir)", Proleksis Encyclopedia (in Croatian), Leksikografski zavod Miroslav Krleža, December 2013, retrieved January 1, 2014