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BENCZUR, Gyula or Julius von (1844 - 1920), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BENCZUR, Gyula or Julius von (1844 - 1920), Painter

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Hungarian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 28 January 1844, in Nyíregyháza; died 1920, in Dolàny.

Painter. History painting, portraits, scenes with figures, genre scenes.

Gyula von Benczur first studied at the Kunstakademie in Munich, and painted in the manner of his master, Karl Piloty. In 1876, became a professor at the Kunstakademie, and stayed there until 1883. He then went to Budapest.

He devoted himself

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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