Portrait - Mihály Munkácsy
Portrait

Mihály Munkácsy (1844, Munkács, Kingdom of Hungary - 1900, Endenich, Germany) was a Hungarian painter, who lived in Paris and earned international reputation with his genre pictures and large scale biblical paintings.

Munkácsy was born Michael von Lieb to German parents in Munkács, from which he later gathered his pseudonym. After being apprenticed to itinerant painter Elek Szamossy, Munkácsy went to Pest, the capital city, where he sought the patronage of some established artists. With the help of the landscapist Antal Ligeti he received a grant from the state so he could study abroad. In 1865 he studied at the Academy of Vienna under Karl Rahl. In 1866 he went to Munich to study at the Academy, and in 1868 he moved to Düsseldorf to learn from the popular genre painter Ludwig Knaus. In 1867 he travelled to Paris to see the Universal Exposition. After this trip his style became much lighter, with broader brushstrokes and tonal colour schemes - he was probably influenced by modern French painting seen at the Exposition.

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The Pawnbroker's Shop (Zaloghaz)  1874 - Mihaly Munkacsy - www.mihalymunkacsy.org
The Pawnbroker's Shop (Zaloghaz) 1874
The Condemned Cell II 1880 - Mihaly Munkacsy - www.mihalymunkacsy.org
The Condemned Cell II 1880
Making Lint 1871 - Mihaly Munkacsy - www.mihalymunkacsy.org
Making Lint 1871
Portrait of Laszlo Paal  1877 - Mihaly Munkacsy - www.mihalymunkacsy.org
Portrait of Laszlo Paal 1877
Avenue with One Story House 1882 - Mihaly Munkacsy - www.mihalymunkacsy.org
Avenue with One Story House 1882
Dusty Country Road II 1883 - Mihaly Munkacsy - www.mihalymunkacsy.org
Dusty Country Road II 1883
The Little Sugar Thief - Mihaly Munkacsy - www.mihalymunkacsy.org
The Little Sugar Thief
Conquest (detail) 1893 - Mihaly Munkacsy - www.mihalymunkacsy.org
Conquest (detail) 1893
Biboulous Husband 1872 73 - Mihaly Munkacsy - www.mihalymunkacsy.org
Biboulous Husband 1872 73
Strike 1895 - Mihaly Munkacsy - www.mihalymunkacsy.org
Strike 1895
Portrait of a Woman (Noi arckep)  1885 - Mihaly Munkacsy - www.mihalymunkacsy.org
Portrait of a Woman (Noi arckep) 1885
Tramps at Night 1872 73 - Mihaly Munkacsy - www.mihalymunkacsy.org
Tramps at Night 1872 73

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