'Grand Place' of Budapest - Antique Oil Painting

Oil on canvas mounted on board showing a view of Budapest - Grand Place. The painting is signed by the artist Antal Berkes (Budapest 1874-1938). The painting is mounted in a quality wooden frame and slip and is inscribed and dated 1930.

Antal Berkes was a Hungarian painter, born in Budapest. He lived in Paris for some time and produced mainly cityscapes as well as similar street scenes of Budapest and Vienna.

Berkes studied at The Academy of Fine Arts between 1889 and 1894 in Budapest, Hungary. He first started painting landscapes, and then changed to painting street scenes of Budapest. His popularity and sales increased and he became quite prolific to meet the requirements of the art dealers of his age. His work went through light and dark periods as he experimented with the use of light in his paintings

His paintings were showcased at the Ottó Herman Museum in the exhibition entitled "Paris through the eyes of a Hungarian". The display was organized by the European Contemporary Art Association. The exhibition was accompanied by the Miskolc Opera Festival entitled Bartok + Paris 2007. He is well listed and collected.

Dimensions including frame - 52 cm x 43 cm

Ref: 00981       Price: £580.00

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'Grand Place' of Budapest - Antique Oil Painting

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