Vlaho Vlacho Bukovac
(1855 - 1922)
Vlaho (Vlacho) Bukovac was active/lived in Czech Republic, Former Yugoslavia, Croatia. Vlaho Vlacho Bukovac is known for academic, impressionist and pointillist painting, teaching.
Biography Vlaho (Vlacho) Bukovac
Vlaho Bukovac (Italian: Biagio Faggioni; 5 July 1855 - 23 April 1922) was a Croatian painter. Bukovac was born Biagio Faggioni in the town of Cavtat south of Dubrovnik in Dalmatia. As a son born to a family of mixed Croatian and Italian ancestry, his father was an Italian Croat from Genoa, while his mother was of explicitly Croatian descent.
Bukovac received his artistic education in Paris where he was sent by the patron (Knez) Medo Pucic. His small studies and sketches delighted his professor, the well-known Alexandre Cabanel, and Bukovac became a student at the prestigious École des Beaux-Arts. He painted in the spirit of embellished, "sweetened" realism and achieved great success at the Salons, at that time
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