Jan Sokol

Born in 1909 in Kovačica. Died in 1982.
He completed five grades of the primary school in Kovačica. He was a farmer.
Lived and worked in Kovačica.
He is one of the founders of naïve art in Kovačica along with Jonas, painted his first painting in 1953, even though he painted portraits and interiors, he remained loyal to genre art; and painted rural life in his own hometown. He mainly used oil on canvas.
He became a member of the Gallery of Naïve Art in 1952.

  • Day of bitrh1909
  • Day of death1982
  • CityKovačica