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15 July 1897
|Died||1 November 1972
Mladen Josić was born in Bečej, on July 15, 1897. His family were from Opovo in Banat. In 1920. he studied in Académie de la Grande Chaumière under Antoine Bourdelle. On return to Yugoslavia architect Dragiša Brašovan builds an atelier for him. Josić paints portraits of king Peter I of Serbia and king Alexander I of Yugoslavia. In 1937. Josić opened his own art school within Ilija M. Kolarac Endowment, from which many artists have emerged, including Mladen Srbinović, Matija Vuković, Stojan Ćelić, Majda Kurnik, Miodrag B. Protić and many others. School was closed by Tito's government in 1950. In early 1950s Josić emigrates to France. He lived in Paris until he died in 1972. He is buried with his wife Asja Josić in the Montparnasse Cemetery in Paris. His son, Aljoša Josić, was an architect and a painter.
- King Peter I of Serbia, portrait, oil on canvas
- King Alexander I of Yugoslavia, portrait, oil on canvas
- 1953 Dubrovnik Cathedral, oil on canvas, 60 x 80 cm.