Tripti Joshi (Editor)

Toma Rosandić

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
Name  Toma Rosandic

Toma Rosandic

Toma rosandic


Toma Rosandić (Baptized as Tomaso Vincenzo, 22 January 1878 - 1 March 1958) was a Serbian sculptor, architect and fine arts pedagog. Together with Ivan Meštrović (1883-1962), he was the most prominent of the Serbian and Yugoslavian sculptors of his day.

Contents

Toma Rosandić TOMA ROSANDIC BRONZE SCULPTURE AT JENNMAUR GALLERY

Rosandić was born in Split, Habsburg Croatia, on the Dalmatian coast, the son of a stoneworker. His family name, Rosandić originates from Podgora a small coastal village in Southern Dalmatia about 70 km south of Split. During the early years in Split, Rosandić learnt to carve in wood as well as stone and was much inspired by the younger Meštrović who had moved there from Otavice. Both sculptors studied overseas before returning to Split, Rosandić touring Italy and exhibiting in Milan in 1906 and Belgrade in 1912.

Toma Rosandić TOMA ROSANDIC BRONZE SCULPTURE AT JENNMAUR GALLERY

Something of their parallel development and underlying rivalry can be understood from their respective projects to combine sculpture and architecture. Both constructed a mausoleum, Rosandić for the Petrinović family (Supetar, on the island of Brač off Split) and Meštrović to the Račić family (Cavtat, south of Dubrovnik). Each exhibit the influence of Dalmatian history, but while Meštrović's mausoleum is based on the principle of simplicity, Rosandić richly ornamented his building with a blend of Gothic and Renaissance motifs to express a more national character.

Toma Rosandić 78 images about Toma Rosandic on Pinterest Sculpture London and

With the outbreak of World War I, Rosandić left for London where he exhibited at the Grafton Galleries in 1917 and later in Brighton and Edinburgh. During World War II, Rosandić settled in Belgrade. He was interned by the German occupation forces during the war, but was later released through the intervention of Dragomir Jovanović. Rosandić later testified at the Belgrade Process.

Toma Rosandić Vajari Toma Rosandic

He founded a prominent school in Belgrade known as the "Master Workshop". Amongst the many artists and public personalities that frequented the workshop was Henry Moore, during his exhibition in Belgrade in March 1955.

Toma Rosandić httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediahrddfTom

In his maturity, Rosandić executed two of his greatest masterpieces: the pair of stone statues of a man struggling with a horse, which flank the entrance to the Federal Parliament building in Belgrade (today Parliament of Serbia), and a massive stone frieze of figures for a monument in Subotica, Vojvodina, Serbia (1952). Many of his bronze projects at this time were cast in the Voždovac foundry and other works by his hand can be found at the Toma Rosandić Memorial Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade.

Toma Rosandić Toma Rosandi Wikipedija

He returned to his beloved Split before his death in 1958.

Na e blago toma rosandi


Toma Rosandić 78 images about Toma Rosandic on Pinterest Sculpture London and
Toma Rosandić TOMA ROSANDIC BRONZE SCULPTURE AT JENNMAUR GALLERY

References

Toma Rosandić Wikipedia


Topics
 
B
i
Link
H2
L