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SZAMOSSY, Elek or Alexis (1826 - 1888), Painter, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SZAMOSSY, Elek or Alexis (1826 - 1888), Painter, lithographer

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Hungarian, 19th century, male.

Born 28 June 1826, in Deva; died 21 April 1888, in Budapest.

Painter, lithographer.

Elek Szamossy was the father of Laszlo Szamossy. He studied in Vienna with Charles Rahl, and also in Venice. He painted many portraits, several of which are in museums in Budapest and Timisoara.

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