Paja Jovanović, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Paja Jovanović

Serbian painter

Date of Birth: 16-Jun-1859

Place of Birth: Vršac, Vojvodina, Serbia

Date of Death: 30-Nov-1957

Profession: painter

Nationality: Austria

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Paja Jovanović

  • Pavle "Paja" Jovanovic (Serbian Cyrillic: ????? "????" ?????????; IPA: [pâ?l? pa?ja j??a?n??it??]; 16 June 1859 – 30 November 1957) was one of Serbia’s most acclaimed Realist painters, alongside Uroš Predic and Ðorde Krstic.
  • Jovanovic is perhaps best known for his early works using ordinary people during ?oriental cycles?, and his detailed dramatic realism in both mythical and everyday scenes.
  • He is considered one of Serbia's greatest “orientalist” painters.
  • He painted more than 1100 works including: The Wounded Montenegrin (1882), Decorating of the Bride (1886) and Migration of the Serbs (1896).
  • He also painted many famous portraits.
  • Jovanovic's paintings hold a record as the highest-priced paintings by a Serbian painter.
  • One of his paintings was sold by Sotheby's for 465.000 pounds in April 2018.
  • His works can be found in many European museums.

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