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Petar Lubarda (Serbian Cyrillic: Петар Лубарда; 27 July 1907 – 13 February 1974) was a Serbian and Yugoslav painter.

Petar Lubarda
Petar Lubarda 2007 Serbian stamp.jpg
Petar Lubarda on a 2007 stamp
issued by Serbian Post
Born(1907-07-27)27 July 1907
Died13 February 1974(1974-02-13) (aged 66)

BiographyEdit

His most preferred subject was the historic 1389 Battle of Kosovo, which Lubarda painted in various formats in more than 30 versions.

He was born in Ljubotinj, near Cetinje, Principality of Montenegro. He studied painting in Belgrade and Paris. From 1932 until his death he lived in Belgrade, with exception of period 1946–1950 when he was a professor at an art school in Herceg Novi. His work is inspired by Serbian history and Montenegrin landscape.

Lubarda won numerous awards including the prestigious Herder Prize, Medal of Honour by Calcutta Art Society in 1968 and many other awards in Europe, Brazil, New York City and Tokyo Biennale.

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