Jakov Bratanić

Born on March 26, 1912 in Vrbanj on the island of Hvar. He attended a classical grammar school in Split. He studied in Zagreb at the Faculty of Law and Philosophy, and later worked as a professor at the School of Applied Arts and at the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb.

Painting since 1948. drawings, paintings and tapestries. In 1950, he had his first exhibition, out of 22 solo and numerous group exhibitions, as many as he realized during his lifetime.