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Oil on Canvas
20 x 24 inches
Signed L Bornemisza upper left
Brilliant colors with craquelure

Bornemisza (Bornemisza) Laszlo ( Tiszadada , Hungary May 22, 1910 -.. Budapest, Hungary 22 May 1995), painter, graphic artist. After literary attempts, in 1940, at age 30 decided to focus on graphic art. The Second World War he served as a war correspondent in Lviv and attended the Krakow Academy. Between 1946 and 1952 he worked for the city of Debrecen apparatus of public education. He founded The Free Trade Union of Artists and from 1952 he lived in Budapest. In 1961, he became a freelance artist. He made visits in 1960 in Poland, in 1962, Italy, Finland, in 1964, and won a scholarship to the annual Swedish government between 1965-66. After departure from post-impressionist influence of Western European experience, he developed a distinctive style, which in the ’60s rose to the forefront of Hungarian art. His art consisted of the imagination and reality. He also won considerable success as an illustrator. Many of his works can be found in public collections in Hungary, Poland and Finland.