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ORLAI, Soma Samuel (1822 - 1880), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ORLAI, Soma Samuel (1822 - 1880), Painter

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Hungarian, 19th century, male.

Born 22 October 1822, in Mezoberény; died 6 June 1880, in Budapest.

Painter. History painting.

A student of Waldmuller in Vienna and of Kaulbach in Munich, Orlai was initially interested in history painting and also became a reputed portrait painter. His style of painting and drawing was characterized by strict and precise academism.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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