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ZICHY, István (1879 - 1951), Painter, fresco artist, graphic artist, historian

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ZICHY, István (1879 - 1951), Painter, fresco artist, graphic artist, historian

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Hungarian, 20th century, male.

Born 31 March 1879, in Bábolna; died 1951, in Aba.

Painter, fresco artist, graphic artist, historian.

Count István Zichy studied in Munich, Paris and Nagybánya. He executed a series of frescoes for the Budapest Academy of Music. He belonged to the Academy of Sciences, and was also an ethnographer.

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