Ádam Mányoki

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Mányoki, Ádam


Born 1673 in Szokolya, Hungary; died Aug. 6, 1757, in Dresden. Hungarian painter.

Mányoki, who studied in Hamburg, worked in the courts of Ferenc II Rakoczy (1707-11) and other European monarchs. In his works he used elements from baroque formal portraiture, laying the foundations of a national school of portrait painting. His paintings include Self-portrait (c. 1710-20, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest), Portrait of Pál Ráday (1720’s, Raday Library; Budapest), and Portrait of Ferenc II Rakoczy (1707-11, Hungarian National Gallery).


Mányoki Ádam: Emlékkiállitás katalógusa. Budapest, 1957.
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