Székely Josef

Josef Székely 1838 1901 St Sophia mosque 1863

The Viennese photographer Dr. Josef Székely (1838-1901) was born in Sümeg near Lake Balaton in western Hungary and went to school in Szombathely. He then attended the University of Vienna and graduated in 1860 with a masters in pharmacy and in 1862 with a doctorate in chemistry. He taught at the university for a time, […]

Vaszary Miklós János

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János Miklós Vaszary (30 November 1867 – 19 April 1939) was a Hungarian painter and graphic artist. He was born into a prominent Catholic family in Kaposvár. His uncle was Kolos Ferenc Vaszary, the Archbishop of Esztergom. His art studies began at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts under János Greguss. In 1887, he went […]

Prica Zlatko

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Born in Pechuh, Hungary on 26.06.1916, died in Rijeka, Croatia. In 1922 he moved to Samobor, Croatia, and later to Zagreb where he enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts. He graduated in 1940 in class of Ljubo Babić. His first one-man exhibition was held in 1941 in the Art Pavilion in Zagreb just before […]

Miklos Gustave

Born in Budapest 1888, died in Oyonnax 1967. He studied at the Decorative Arts School in Budapest. In 1909 Miklos settled in Paris. He became a naturalized French citizen and made acquaintances with renown Hungarian/French sculptor Josephy Csaky. In Paris, he frequented the Cubist exhibitions. He designed beautiful jewelry enamels, silver and carpets and soon […]

Kron Bela

An early twentieth century Hungarian painter and etcher, Bela Kron studied art techniques at the Budapest Academy. During the First World War served with the military in Macedonia. In 1920s, he lived in Italy where he made many etches of Florence, Venice and Rome. Source of the information is: http://www.artoftheprint.com/artistpages/kron_bela_firenze.htm