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PATZAY, Pal (<i>born</i> 1896), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PATZAY, Pal (born 1896), Sculptor

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Hungarian, 20th century, male.

Born 17 September 1896, in Kapuvár.

Sculptor. Figures, nudes.

Socialist Realism.

Pal Patzay studied in Budapest and won the Prix de Rome. He worked in a number of official capacities throughout his working life. Patzay was a figurative artist in traditional vein, and in the post-war years adhered strictly to the tenets of Socialist Realism. His work fell into several categories. There are

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