JURAJ JULIJE KLOVIĆ

Juraj Julije Klović (1498th-1578th) was a great artist, late renaissance period and brightest representative of the European miniatures.

Juraj Julije Klović (1498th-1578th) was a great artist, late renaissance period and brightest representative of the European miniatures.

He was born near Crikvenica, in a small village in Grižane Vinodolu. Although art history does not record information about his youth and early schooling in the nation to preserve the tradition of a talented boy who is the first instruction in painting got crikveničkome pavlinskome monastery. Much of life is spent abroad, working for the popes and cardinals, kings and dukes. According to the orders of his patron illuminated numerous manuscripts, missals, breviary, prayer books, produced a large number of drawings and prints, and has been attributed to some self-portraits. Klović dies in Rome 1578th year. He was buried in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli, and his tomb is located near the Moses of Michelangelo sculptures.

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