Born in Trogir, in sunny Dalmatia, on March 1, 1929.
Creative on a daily basis for almost 60 years. His credo "Nulla dies sine linea" (in his case - not a single day without drawing) reflected his extraordinary energy and ceaseless wish to dedicate each and every moment of his life to the most beloved thing – the art.
Raised in modest urban family proud of it’s origins and position in a small town where time seemed to stand still and in which stories were told about medieval knights, Saracen siege, St. John’s hand, Napoleon’s army arrival...
Someone said that "even cats in Delalle family know how to draw", meaning that skill and afinity for art spans through several generations. That fact and very good amateur works by his father Vjekoslav, lead him to secondary art school in Split and, afterwards, Applied Arts Academy in Zagreb.
He passed away in Belgrade on October 3, 2008.
While working on this site, I found myself astonished with quantity and variety of his artworks.
On the following pages I tried to choose and present most characteristic of his works. Most of them will remain unpublished, but in one thing I am sure:
If a man who spends his life doing what he loves could be considered happy, than my father was a very, very happy man.
Darko, his son, Belgrade 2021.
The tree of life
Accra International Conference Center, Ghana.
The history of Iraq
Detail of composition, Baghdad
Drawing on aluminium plates
Beogradjanka building, Belgrade.
The power of Danube
Djerdap dam, Serbia
The morning in the harbour of Vis
Pastel, private collection.
of the artist