Lazlo Neogrady

BIOGRAPHY

Laszlo Neogrady (Hungarian 1896-1962)

Laszlo Neogrady was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1896.  He was the son of the artist Anatal Neogrady, and he studied painting at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts under the artist Ede Ballo.  Returning to Budapest, he became an art teacher, specializing in watercolor techniques

From 1922 Laszlo Neogrady exhibited his work at the Hungarian Art Gallery.  He specialized in painting naturalistic landscapes many of which depicted forest scenes in the snow.  The artists extensive use of impasto creates an almost three dimensional effect in these works. His use of light is usually dramatic and his landscapes are very atmospheric.

The artist died on 27th August, 1962.