Jenő Barcsay (Jenő Barcsay)

Jenő Barcsay

Artist. He was considered the Master of the Human Form. Born in Transylvania in the town of Katona, but moved to Budapest in 1919. He spent a year in Paris after graduating from art school in Hungary. He was influenced a great deal by the artist Cezanne. While visiting Italy he was then greatly influenced by the way the figures of the statues were portrayed, this lead him to his drawing of the human form. Some of his characteristic works: “Organ Grinder” (1924), “Working Girl” (1928), “Szentendre” (copper engraving, 1931), “Landscape with Hills” (1934), “Self-Portrait” (chalk,1949), “Sitting Woman” (1958), “Church in Szentendre with Cross” (1962), “Picture Architecture” (1963), mosaic design for Szentendre (1968), mosaic for the foyer of the National Theatre (1968), “Blue Mood” (1972), “Composition in Black and White” (1981). His works often appear in tapestry and offset printing.  (bio by: Helaine  M. Larina)


  • January, 14, 1900
  • Hungary


  • April, 04, 1988
  • Hungary


  • Kerepesi Cemetery
  • Hungary

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