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(b Munkács [now Mukacheve, Ukraine], 20 Feb. 1844; d Endenich, nr. Bonn, 1 May 1900). Hungarian painter. After training in Budapest, Munich, and Düsseldorf, he lived mainly in Paris. He had a resounding early success when he won a gold medal at the 1870 Salon with the Last Day of a Condemned Man (NG, Budapest) and achieved an international reputation with Milton and his Daughters (1877–8, New York Public Lib.

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)