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Still Life with Sculptured Head

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Title -Still Life with Sculptured Head

Artist -Béla Czóbel
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Title -Still Life with Sculptured Head

Artist -Béla Czóbel

Size -40 x 50 cm.; 19 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches

Medium -Oil on canvas

Year -1928

About the artist

Budapest 1883 - 1976 Szentendre

Czà³bel received his artistic training in Hungary and moved to Paris in 1904. While working in Paris, he immersed himself in the flourishing colony of artists, which included Picasso, Braque, Là©ger and Matisse. In 1906, Czà³bel participated in the Fauve Salon, which included Matisse, Andrà© Derain and Raoul Dufy, he being the only non-French artist of the group.

Czà³bel's first exhibition was in early 1908 at the Galerie Berthe Weill in Paris. Weill had shown Picasso in 1901 and presented Matisse's first exhibit in late 1907. Over these same early years, Czà³bel also was the leading artist of The Eight, Hungary's remarkable group of early twentieth-century avant-garde artists.

In 1919-1926, Czà³bel lived and exhibited in Berlin, together with German Expressionists Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Emil Nolde and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. From 1926 on, Czà³bel divided his time between Szentendre (on the Danube, near Budapest), where there is now the Czà³bel Museum, and his Paris studio in Montparnasse. In Paris, Czà³bel was associated with a group of Eastern European artists, including Marc Chagall and Chaà¯m Soutine. In the 1960s and afterwards, Czà³bel had two major dealers: the late Vladmir Raykis's Galerie Zak in Paris and R. S. Johnson Fine Art in Chicago.

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R. S. Johnson Fine Art

"R. S. Johnson Fine Art is celebrating its fifty-ninth year in its spacious Michigan Avenue gallery. The gallery specializes in museum quality works ranging from Old Masters to Impressionism and Modernism. Featured artists include – Dürer, Rembrandt, Piranesi, Goya, Cassatt, Matisse, Léger and Picasso.

Over the decades, R. S. Johnson’s expert staff has produced more than 160 scholarly catalogs and books, ranging from Old Master prints and drawings to the art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. These publications are respected internationally for their research and art historical contributions."