Painters Paintings Vilmos Aba-Novák (1894 –1941): The Artist’s Wife and Daughter, 1935, tempera on …
Painters Work Vilmos Aba-Novák (1894 –1941): The Artist’s Spouse and Daughter, 1935, tempera on wooden, 103 x 87 cm (40.6 x 34.three in), Personal assortment
Aba Novak painted many frescoes for the Roman Catholic Church of Jaszszentandras, and Hosok Kapuja (Heroes’ Gate – a uncommon Hungarian instance of novecento structure, commemorating WWI troopers) in Szeged in 1936 (the latter was white-washed after 1945, restored between 1986 and 2000), and painted many commissions for the Hungarian authorities. Aba additionally labored on frescoes of the Saint Stephen Mausoleum in Szekesfehervar and on the Church in Varosmajor, Budapest, in 1938. The jury’s Grand Prize on the Paris World Exhibition in 1937 and the 1940 Venice Biennale have been each awarded to him.
On this portray Aba-Novák portraits his spouse and daughter in a blue armchair with two masks hanging on the righ prime. These are pensive and maybe a bit anxious faces in a peaceful ambiance! Because the little monkeys with humorous hats, the artist often embrace the masks in his works. Apparently, his spouse’s face right here additionally resembles a masks..