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Ivan Mestrovic Gallery, Split

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Ivan Mestrovic Gallery presents sculptures, drawings, and architectural plans of one of Croatia's most prominent artists of the 20th century. Meštrović's Art Nouveau sculptures have achieved worldwide fame and are featured in numerous cities from Zagreb and Bratislava to Ottawa, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. Take a guided tour or browse through the gallery to see marble statues, bronze portraits, and oil paintings, among numerous other art forms. You'll see religious works, as well as details from the artist's personal life. Arranged by theme across two floors, the exhibits present some 100 pieces from the full collection--which is around 1,000. Before you head to Split, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Split trip builder, to make sure you see all that Split has to offer, including Ivan Mestrovic Gallery.
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  • You don't need to be a patron of the arts to appreciate the fine works of Ivan Mestrovic. Clearly, he was a master sculptor whose works on a par with Rodin. My husband and I spent over 2 hours looking...  more »
  • This museum is wonderful if you enjoy sculpture. Meštrović is an excellent artist. Very expressive works. I would warn any parent who don't want their children to see genitalia to beware. I will be ba...  more »
  • Mestrovic was a student of Rodin and it shows. The former villa with its scenic view of the Adriatic coast is a wonderful and peaceful location for the best collection of his art in the world.  more »