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THORMA, János (1870 - 1937), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
THORMA, János (1870 - 1937), Painter

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Hungarian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 24 April 1870, in Kiskunhalas; died 6 December 1937, in Nagybánya.


János Thorma studied under Simon Hollósy in Munich and must be regarded as one of the founders of the Nagybánya colony, for it was he and István Réti who persuaded Hollósy to open his private summer school there. Thorma also exhibited in Paris, receiving an honourable mention in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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