Marij Pregelj

1913, Kranj, Slovenia – 1967, Ljubljana,Slovenia


Child Afraid of Darkness, 1964

Mixed media, 116 х 140 cm

Acquisition: Purchased

Reference: 04332



Marij Pregelj (8 August 1913 – 18 March 1967) was a Slovene painter, considered one of the key figures in Slovene painting in the second half of the 20th century.

Pregelj was born in Kranj in 1913 and was the son of the Slovene writer and playwright Ivan Pregelj. He studied art at the Zagreb Academy of Fine Arts from 1932 to 1936. He was known for his oil paintings, mostly landscapes, still lifes, and portraits (…)

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