Vilko Gecan’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

June 16, 1894

Death Date

Jun 25, 1973

Age of Death

79 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Zagreb, Croatia



The painter Vilko Gecan died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Painter whose “Cinik” exemplified the Croatian expressionism movement. He was a longtime contributor to Zenit, an avant-garde magazine that was published in his local community.

He served in World War I and became a prisoner of war in Italy. He was part of The Prague Four, which also consisted of Milivoj Uzelac, Marijan Trepše, and Vladimir Varlaj, of the Zagreb Spring Salon in the 1920s.

He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in his late thirties. Sadly, his illness affected his ability to create art.

He and his parents lived in Australia for a three-year period during his early childhood.

He and Adolph Alexander Weinman both worked as sculptors.