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The Fishing Shack

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Artist: Gyula Conrad
Year: 1955 ca.
Technique: etching colored with aquarelle by Istvan Prihoda on heavyweight paper
Signature: pencil, lower right; edition size: not stated
Dimensions: image 11.3 x 15 in (28.7 x 38.1 cm); sheet 16.9 x 23.9 (42.9 x 60.7 cm)
Description: Excellent condition
Biography: Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1877 and died there in 1959. He was a painter and graphic artist. He began working as a bank clerk in 1907 then started his art studies with Masters Viktor Olgyai and Zsigmond Vajda. He excelled in graphics, particularly woodcuts, etchings and lithographs. He first exhibited in 1910 and participated in a collective exhibition at the National Salon in 1918. His works were often exhibited and won numerous awards in Hungary and abroad (in Rome for his six-color lithography “Spring in Rome” and in Hungary for eight-color copperplate “Magyar Earth”). He was a member of the KEVE Artists Society and many of his pieces on Hungary’s heritage are in the Hungarian National Gallery’s collection.