Ivan Grohar (1867–1911)

Ivan GroharIvan GroharIvan Grohar was born in Sorica in 1867 and died of consumption in Ljubljana in 1911. By the end of the century he had become a renowned painter of religious images and acquired several prestigious commissions. Grohar started to embrace Impressionism, when he came to Munich, where Jakopič introduced him to Anton Ažbe in 1899. There he also became acquainted with Matija Jama and Matej Sternen.

In spite of his difficult social conditions Grohar exhibited intensively. In 1904, when the Sava association members first presented themselves in Vienna, he took part in a group exhibition in Belgrade. A year later, he displayed his work in Vienna again - this time in the Secession building, and also in Berlin. In 1906, his work could be seen in London and Sophia, and in 1907 at the 1st exhibition of Slovenian artists in Trieste. A year later he organized exhibitions in Warsaw and Krakow, and in 1909 he took part in the exhibition, which celebrated 80 years of visual arts in Slovenia in the Jakopič Pavilion.


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