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Francis De Erdely

Francis De Erdely, Hungarian artist, educator. Fellow Royal Society Arts (London); member Allied Artists American, Audubon Artists, American California water color societies, Los Angeles Art Association, American Association University Professors.

Background

  • Erdely, Francis De was born on May 3, 1904 in Budapest, Hungary. Son of Ferenc and Maria (de Laszlo) de Erdely.

  • Education

    • Student Royal Academy Art, Budapest, 1919-1923.

    Career

    • Exhbns. Metropolitan Museum of New York City, The Art Institute of Chicago of Chicago, Corcoran Gallery, Carnegie Institute, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Sao Paulo Third Biennale, 1955. Works in the permanent collections of M. H. DeYoung Memorial Museum, San Francisco, Detroit Institute Arts, Los Angeles County Museum, Pasadena The Art Institute of Chicago, Oakland Art Gallery, Denver Art Museum, Seattle Art Museum, Museum Cranbrook Academy Art, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Jeu de Paume Museum, Paris, also museums Madrid, Barcelona, Amsterdam, The Hague, Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent, Mons, Algiers. Professor fine arts University of Southern California, since 1945.

    Membership

    Fellow Royal Society Arts (London). Member Allied Artists American, Audubon Artists, American California water color societies, Los Angeles Art Association, American Association University Professors.

    Connections

    • Married Edith Hajdu Hartman, October 16, 1944.
    • father: Ferenc Erdely
    • mother: Maria (de Laszlo) Erdely
    • spouse: Edith Hajdu Hartman
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    Born March 3, 1904
    Died November 28, 1959
    (aged 55)
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