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Munkácsy Mihály (1844 - 1900), painter

Nóra Aradi

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Hungarian painter. Orphaned at an early age, he learnt carpentry but, even as an apprentice, was a keen draughtsman. He took regular lessons in Gyula from an itinerant painter, Elek Szamossy (1826–88). After going to Pest in 1863 he spent half a year at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Vienna in 1864, where he befriended László Paál and János Jankó (1833–96), whose drawings later inspired several of his genre paintings. His Biedermeier-style Outlaw

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