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Vladan Stiha

 (1908 - 1992)
Vladan Stiha was active/lived in New Mexico / Brazil, Mexico.  Vladan Stiha is known for western landscapes, cowboys, Native American figure.

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Vladan Stiha


Vladan Stiha, a painter of Western American landscapes, Indians and cowboys, began his long, colorful life in Belgrade, Yugoslavia on October 18, 1908. His life would end three continents and eighty-four years later on April 25, 1992, at the end of the old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Born into a family of artists, Stiha learned to draw and paint from his father. He began formal art education in Belgrade, then had the opportunity to study at The Academy of Arts in Vienna with Professor Karl Faringer, and later with Professor Carlo Saverri at the Academy of Art in Rome.

Stiha spent a total of twenty years in South America after Yugoslavia was invaded during World War II. Since their first choice of emigration, the   ...  Displaying 750 of 3961 characters.



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About  Vladan Stiha

Born:  1908 - Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Died:   1992 - Santa Fe, New Mexico
Known for:  western landscapes, cowboys, Native American figure