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Autumn Forest Stream

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Artist: Jozsef Csillag
Year: 1935-1945 ca.
Technique: oil on canvas - not stretched or framed
Signature: signed on lower right
Dimensions: 24 x 35.6 in (61 x 90.4 cm)
Biography: Born in Gyorszentmarton, Hungary in 1894 and died in Budapest in 1977. He was a painter and graphic artist and studied at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest under Master Imre Revesz. He continued his studies abroad and spent years in Italy beginning in 1920. In 1928 he became a member of the Artists Colony at Kecskemet, Hungary. During the 1930s he exhibited in Venice and Florence, Italy, in Brussels, Belgium and New York City. In 1931, his celebrated painting “Faba” received numerous awards including Hungary’s Munkacsy Prize. His genre paintings and landscapes are in the permanent collections of the Stockholm (Sweden) Fine Arts Museum, and the Fine Arts Museum of Holland, in the Netherlands.