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FERENCZY, Karoly (1862 - 1917), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FERENCZY, Karoly (1862 - 1917), Painter

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Hungarian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 8 February 1862, in Vienna, to Hungarian parents; died 1917.

Painter. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes.

Karoly Ferenczy was a student of Bouguereau and of Tony Robert-Fleury in Paris for three years. His early work was marked by his sensitive feeling for nature. In 1896 he founded the Nagybanya group, which was to Hungary what Barbizon was in France.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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