Aurél Bernáth

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Bernáth, Aurél


Born Nov. 13, 1895, in Marcali. Hungarian painter and graphic artist. He studied in 1915 and 1916 at the art colony in Nagybanya (today called Baia-Mare, Rumania). He went through a cubist period and an expressionist period. Since 1945 he has been a professor at the Budapest Academy of Arts. He has created colorful, finely painted murals, thematic pictures, landscapes, and still lifes (Riviera, 1926–27; a study for a fresco entitled Popular Sport, in tempera, 1951–52, in the Hungarian National Gallery in Budapest). He was the winner of the M. Munkacsy and L. Kossuth prizes.


tgy éltünk Pannóniában. Budapest, 1956.


Genthon, I. Bernáth Aurél. Budapest, 1964.
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