Mestrovic's Chapel

In Ivan Mestrovic another branch of the Slavic race has brought forth a genius fully as original as Archipenko: Mestrovic began life as a shepherd in Dalmatia, and at 18 was apprenticed to a marble-worker in Spalato. The western world has seen exhibitions of his work at Rome (1911), London (1914), Paris (1919). His greatest feat to date is the statuary, presented by the sculptor to the Serbian Government, for the colossal national temple at Kossovo, where the Turks crushed the Serbs in 1389. The figures for...

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