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Villagers In A Field

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Artist: Karoly Szegvari
Year: 1950-1970 ca.
Technique: oil on canvas
Signature: signed lower right
Dimensions: 23.6 x 36 in (59.9 x 91.4 cm); stretched but not framed
Biography: Born in Toszeg, Hungary in 1920 and died in Budapest in 2002. He began his studies in the private school of Gyorgy Szucs and later studied at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts with Masters Rezso Burghardt and Laszlo Bencze. In 1942 he won a scholarship to Italy and thereafter studied in Paris. In 1968 he won the Fermoba, Franc International Art Competition’s Grand Jury Award. In 1972 he was invited to paint the Chapelle Royale’s altar pieces in Selibe, France. In 2000 he received Hungary’s Contemporary Artist Gold Medal, and his works are in the public collections of the Deri Museum in Debrecen, Hungary, the Museum Royaux in Brussels, Belgium, the Vatican Museum in Rome, the National Gallery in London and the Petofi Literary Museum in Budapest.