Leo Bekessy

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Leo Bekessy

The Daily News

This 20th-century oil painting by Hungarian artist, Leo Bekessy (1890-1966), captures an everyday moment of family life with harmonious tones and spirited brushwork.

With arms resting on a small dining table, she leans forward to read the daily news. He’s discussing a story, certainly interested, perhaps disillusioned.

Bekessy has painted this scene with his usual vigour - the marks laid down with confidence and impressionistic flourishes.

The painting is housed within a dark frame with a gold liner and inscribed.

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Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 22½” x 27” / 57cm x 69cm
Year of creation: c. 1930
Condition: Canvas relined. Craquelure in areas but overall very presentable.

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