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Karoly Ferenczy

Born: Vienna, 8 February 1862
Died: Budapest, 18 March 1917
Nationality: Hungarian

middle class family


Accademia di Belle Arti (Naples); with Tony Robert-Fleury and Adolphe-William Bouguereau at Académie Julian (Paris)


1893 – moves to Munich

1896 – moves to Nagybánya; forms artists' colony with Simon Hollósy and others

1902 – Hollósy leaves Nagybánya, Ferenczy become the leader of the group

1903 – retrospective exhibition at the National Salon in Budapest

1906 – begins teaching at Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest


Italy (1885); Munich (1887); Paris (1887-89)

Important Artworks: 

Archaeology, 1895 (Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest)

Three Magi, 1899 (Hungarian National Gallery)

Joseph Sold by his Brothers, 1900 (Hungarian National Gallery)

Bathing Boys, 1902 (Hungarian National Gallery)