Paja Jovanović biography

Paja Jovanović

Painting, Visual Artist

1859 – 1957

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Who was Paja Jovanović?

Pavle "Paja" Jovanović was a Serbian Realist painter. He is considered one of Serbia's greatest academic painters. His most famous and recognizable paintings are the Serbian Migrations, the Crowning of Stefan Dušan, the Takovo Uprising, Cockfighting, Decorating of the Bride, and the Fencing Lesson. He also painted many famous portraits. While many of his works can be seen in many European museums across the continent some have been lost, like Furor Teutonicus, a monumental oil on canvas depicting Battle of the Teutoburg Forest.

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Born
Jun 16, 1859
Vršac
Also known as
  • Paja Jovanovic
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Profession
Education
  • Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
    (1877 - 1880)
Lived in
  • Vršac
Died
Nov 30, 1957
Vienna

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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