Selfportrait of Hinko Brodjovin, Zagreb, 1908., oil canvas, HMMF-339

Hinko Brodjovin

Hinko Brodjovin (December 3rd, 1864 – September 6th, 1941), a Croatian pharmacist, painter and art collector, who owned the Royal Pharmacy K Zrinjskomu in Zagreb between 1894 and 1928; he was active in activities related to the development of profession and promotion of pharmaceutical interest. At the beginning of the 20th century he attended the private painting school with Oton Iveković.

At the group exhibition held in 1901, in the Art Pavilion he was presented with 7 works. He painted a copy of Čikoš’s painting Nikola Šubić Zrinjski pred vratima sigetske tvrđave for the facade of his pharmacy. He collected a significant collection of Croatian painters of the 19th and 20th centuries. In pharmacy circles he is also known as a donor.

He painted a series of portraits of Croatian pharmacists who are kept in the museum collection.

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