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MEDGYESSY, Ferenc or Franz (1881 - 1958), Sculptor, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MEDGYESSY, Ferenc or Franz (1881 - 1958), Sculptor, painter

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Hungarian, 20th century, male.

Born 10 January 1881, in Debrecen; died 1958.

Sculptor, painter.

Ferenc Medgyessy started life as a doctor in Budapest but later studied painting in Paris with J.P. Chaplain. He designed monuments to the fallen in Vaskút and Isaszeg. In 1930 he created the four allegorical sculptures ( Science, Archaeology, Ethnography and Art ( that stand in front of Debrecen museum, and for which,

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