Hungarian mountain town by Ferenc Bordás

Hungarian mountain town by Ferenc Bordás

Hungarian mountain town

Ferenc Bordás

Title

Hungarian mountain town

 
Artist

Ferenc Bordás

  1911 - 1982 (biography)
Year
1942  
Technique
woodengraving 
Image Size
7 11/16 x 9 7/16" image size 
Signature
pencil, bottom center 
Edition Size
not stated 
Annotations
pencil dated 1942 XII (December) 
Reference
 
Paper
antique-white wove 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
21719 
Price
$250.00 
Description

This image was likely to have been done to illustrate some publication in Hungary in 1942, it is also dated XII (December). We have another image of similar size with the same dating.

Ferenc Bordás was born in Temesvar, Hungary (now Timisoara, Romania) in 1911. He was a student of György Buday and Vilmos Aba-Novák at the Szeged Young People's College of Art where he learned printmaking, spcializing in woodcut. He went on to specialize in designing and hand printing ex-libris for book collectors.

Ferenc Bordás died in Budapest, Hungary in 1982.