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Studio portrait of Toša Jovanović

Studio portrait of Toša Jovanović, © Museum of Theater Art of SerbiaenlargeStudio portrait of Toša Jovanović, © Museum of Theater Art of Serbia


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Object:Studio portrait of Toša Jovanović
Description:Upper body-shot of a young man dressed in town attire.
Comment:This is a photograph of the young Toša Jovanović. It was posthumously re-printed in the Nova Iskra journal and by Milan Jovanović for commercial purposes. The original was taken in 1882 at court photographer Vasa Danilović's studio. Toša Jovanović (1845, Veliki Bečkerek – 1893, Belgrade) was one of the greatest Serbian theatre talents of the 19th century. He was a member of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb and of the Royal Serbian Nationals Theatre in Belgrade. He got famous for portraying characters of lovers and heroes. He was married to Julka Jovanović (VASE.01347). The photograph was a gift to commemorate Toša.
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 163mm x 107mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
430 Exchange > 431 Gift Giving
530 Arts > 536 Drama
540 Commercialized Entertainment > 545 Musical and Theatrical Productions
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
580 Marrige
590 Familiy
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Bibliography:Malić, Goran. "Milan Jovanović, fotograf". Beograd: SANU, 1997
p. 84.
Copyright:Muzej Pozorišne Umetnosti Srbije
Archive:Museum of Theater Art of Serbia, Inv. No.: II-214
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic