8 April 2008
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 It was destroyed by shelling in 1993 and has now been replaced by a temporary suspension bridge.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.
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