Statues - Hither & Thither

Croatia
Zagreb
Grad Zagreb

Trg kralja Tomislava 22
(Umjetnički paviljon)

Poprsja u Umjetničkom paviljonu

Busts at the Art Pavillion

(artist?)
1898

Zagreb /  Poprsja u Umjetničkom paviljonu

Description

The Zagreb Art Pavillion (Umjetnički paviljon), built 1898, and on the short sides each three roundels with busts of painters, and in front of the building to statues of sitting figures are flanking the entrance.

Busts of Italian Renaissance painters on the façade facing west:

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Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (Caprese 1475 - Rome 1564), Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer of the High Renaissance (Wikipedia).

Raphael, Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (Urbino 1483 - Rome 1520), Italian Renaissance painter and architect (Wikipedia)

Titian, Tiziano Vecelli (Pieve di Cadore c. 1488/90 - Venezia 1576), Italian painter (Wikipedia).

Busts of Renaissance painters of Croatian descent on the façade facing east:

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Giorgio Clovio (Croatian: Juraj Klović; Grižane 1498 - Rome 1578), illuminator, miniaturist, and painter born in the Kingdom of Croatia, who was mostly active in Renaissance Italy (Wikipedia).

Andrea Meldolla (Croatian: Andrija Medulić), also known as Andrea Schiavone or Andrea Lo Schiavone (Zadar c. 1510/1515 - Venezia 1563), Italian Renaissance painter and etcher, born in present-day Croatia, active mainly in the city of Venice (Wikipedia)

Vittore Carpaccio (Venezia c. 1465 - 1525/1526), Venetian painter of the Venetian school (Wikipedia).

Sitting figures

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Carpaccio, Vittore
  • Clovio, Giorgio
  • Façade with statues (secular)
  • Meldolla, Andrea
  • Michelangelo
  • Painter
  • Rafael (painter)
  • Sculptor
  • Titian (painter)
  • Location N 45°48'25" E 15°58'43"

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