|Birth Day:||August 3, 1894|
|Death Date:||Apr 21, 1984 (age 89)|
As per our current Database, Marino Tartaglia died on Apr 21, 1984 (age 89).
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He fled to Italy right before the start of World War I, fearing persecution for his political beliefs. While in Italy, he studied at the Instituto Superiore di Belle Arti in Rome.
Marino Tartaglia was born 3 August 1894 in Zagreb. He completed elementary school and the Royal High School in Split. In 1907 he encountered Emanuel Vidović, and became interested in painting. He studied drawing with Virgil Meneghello Dinčić. In He enrolled in the Architectural School ( Građevna stručna škola) in Zagreb (1908–1912) where among his teachers were well-known painters: Oton Iveković, Ivan Tišov, Robert Frangeš Mihanović and Bela Čikoš Sesija. In the turbulent times before the First World War, fearing political persecution, he left for Italy, first to Florence, then to Rome, where in 1913 he enrolled in the Instituto Superiore di Belle Arti.
Following the war, he spent time in Split (1918–1921), then travelled to Vienna, Belgrade, and Paris. Returning to Zagreb in 1931, at the request of Vladimir Becić, Tartaglia started work as a trainee teacher at the Academy of Fine Arts, becoming a lecturer in 1940, associate professor in 1944, and full professor in 1947. He trained several generations of Croatian painters.
From 1948 he was a full member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts. In 1964, he received the Vladimir Nazor Award for Lifetime Achievement in the arts. In 1975, he held a retrospective exhibition at the Art Pavilion in Zagreb.
Currently, Marino Tartaglia is 126 years, 9 months and 8 days old. Marino Tartaglia will celebrate 127th birthday on a Tuesday 3rd of August 2021.
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