Gift of Desanka Maksimović’s family for the Andrić Institute

22. March 2015.

Poklon porodice Desanke Maksimovic

Desanka Maksimović’s family, Branislav and Bosiljka Milakara donated to the Andrić Institute a reproduction of unique picture – portrait of Desanka Maksimović, several of her manuscripts and collected works.

Up to now unknown to the public portrait of Desanka Maksimović, by the author Vasa Pomorišac from 1938.

Poklon porodice Desanke Maksimovic 2

The poem “Gračanica” by Desanka Maksimović, written by her hand on two sheets of A4 for the public performance in Switzerland in 1973.

The song “Za pesnikinju” ( For the poet ) from the book “Tražim pomilovanje” ( Seeking pardon ), written on the back of five invitations which Desanka used for public performances and readings. One of the invitation is an invitation for the celebration of 70 years since the birth of Ivo Andrić, which was held at the Serbian Academy of Sciences.


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