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GYÖRÖK, Leo (1847 - 1899), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GYÖRÖK, Leo (1847 - 1899), Painter

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Hungarian, 19th century, male.

Born 22 April 1847, in Pápa, near Budapest; died 15 December 1899, in Budapest.


Leo Györök was a naval officer, who, after a life spent travelling, devoted himself to landscape painting in oils and watercolours, mainly of the Dalmatian coast. From 1882, he exhibited in Budapest, and occasionally in Vienna and Paris. At the Budapest exhibition of 1896, he showed an oil

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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