25 June 2012

"Roman Bridge at Mostar"

"Roman Bridge at Mostar" (1903) / Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka (1853 - 1919) / Janus Pannonius Museum, Pécs, Hungary.

"Rooma sild Mostaris" / Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka / Janus Pannoniuse muuseum, Pécs, Ungari.

"Мостар, римский мост" / Тивадар Чонтвари Костка / Музей им. Януса Паннониуса, Печ, Венгрия.

Postcard, 1970s.
My collection.

* Csontváry was one of the first Hungarian painters to become well known in Europe.

* Mostar is a city in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mostar was named after the bridge keepers (
mostari) who in the medieval times guarded the Old Bridge (Stari Most) over Neretva river. The Old Bridge, built by the Ottomans in the 16th century, is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks.

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