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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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  • Classicist stone palace with nice view above the seaside is mixture of pure architecture and good sculptures. You walk between portraits, saints, very strong bodies and more. Stone sculptures are bett...  more »
  • An absolute must visit place in Split. Beautiful Arts and Craft building and grounds housing some brilliant work by Mestrovic and his former home/ showroom. Fascinating film about his life and work. 
  • While there are smaller pieces to check out, he is better known for his large, Henry Moore types which are well represented here. Some of you will recognize the elongation of the features from his wor...  more »