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    Sale 1984

    19th Century European Art

    8 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 89

    Spiro Bocaric (Yugoslavian, 1878-1941)

    The Old Bridge in Mostar, Bosnia

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    Spiro Bocaric (Yugoslavian, 1878-1941)
    The Old Bridge in Mostar, Bosnia
    signed and dated 'Bozzarich 1909' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    30¼ x 38¼ in. (76.8 x 97.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1909.


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    The Old Bridge in the city of Mostar was built by the Ottomans in 1566. It was destroyed by shelling in 1993 and has now been replaced by a temporary suspension bridge.


    (fig. 1) Contemporary photograph of the Old Bridge in Mostar, Bosnia.