Vlaho Bukovac House, Cavtat

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Art Museum · Historic Site
The former home of one of Croatia's greatest painters, Vlaho Bukovac House provides a look into the creative process of a major 19th-century artist. Bukovac spent his entire childhood in this stone house, noted for its well-preserved architecture and gardens. Though he honed his style in Vienna, Paris, and Prague, the celebrated Realist took his earliest artistic steps while living here with his parents and three siblings. Walk inside to see numerous portraits of Bukovac and his family, and take a peek at his upstairs studio, complete with the artist's old easel, brushes, and paints. Put Vlaho Bukovac House on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Cavtat route app.
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  • This is an amazing display of great art in a congenial environment. The curators are very well informed and welcoming.  more »
  • I fell in love with this place as soon as I saw it. Hidden away on the sidestreet of the promenade there are a couple of seats outside the entrance and it is nice to just sit down soak up the...  more »
  • The house is beautiful, the art is stunning. The gift shop is adorable and inexpensive. It's not interactive but if you value art, you'll be pleased with the offered. Definitely worth visiting.
  • A good selection of paintings and explanation cards in English. Some lovely wall paintings as well. Well worth a visit.
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