Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorRuibienė, Rasa
dc.description.abstractThe creation of prominent Lithuanian sculptor Juozas Zikaras was influenced by his wife Anelė Zikarienė (1888–1963). She was the main model of his scultures. We can see A. Zikarienė‘s face in his first professional work “Mother” (1916), and the famous sculpture in Kaunas “The Independance” (1921). Even though Anelė Zikarienė was an educated and strict lady, she was a right partner who cared about the professional career of her husband. She was a very good economist, and despite very unstable Zikaras‘s income, she managed the family budget well. Anelė Zikarienė had six children, two of which died at a very young age. In addition to house keeping and caring about the children, Anelė Zikarienė was a very active member at the Lithuanian Women‘s Council. After the death of Juozas Zikaras, Anelė Zikarienė encouraged their daughter Alytė Zikaraitė (1925–1998) to gather all works of art of Juozas Zikaras and establish a memorial museum at his studio. Alytė Zikaraitė devoted her life for the establishment of Zikaras memorial museum. In 1955, she started travelling around Lithuania gathering her father‘s pieces of art, wrote memoirs about Zikaras, and made archives of personal documents. In 1995, she wrote a testament, according to which Zikaras‘s memorial museum was donated to M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofKauno istorijos metraštis, 2014, nr. 14, p. 43-64lt_LT
dc.rightsSutarties data 2010-12-23, nr. A1020, prieinamas tik VDU intranete iki 2019-07-07lt_LT
dc.subjectAnelė Zikarienėlt_LT
dc.subjectAlytė Zikaraitėlt_LT
dc.subjectJuozas Zikaraslt_LT
dc.titleAnelė Zikarienė ir Alytė Zikaraitė – svarbiausios Juozo Zikaro gyvenimo ir kūrybos moteryslt_LT
dc.title.alternativeThe most important women of sculptor Juozas Zikaras: his wife Anelė Zikarienė and his daughter Alytė Zikaraitėen_US
dc.typeStraipsnis / Article
dc.subject.udc7 Menas / The arts
item.fulltextWith Fulltext-
Appears in Collections:Kauno istorijos metraštis 2014, nr. 14
Files in This Item:
Show simple item record
Export via OAI-PMH Interface in XML Formats
Export to Other Non-XML Formats

CORE Recommender

Page view(s)

checked on Jun 6, 2021


checked on Jun 6, 2021

Google ScholarTM


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.