Geza Kende

Geza KendeGeza Kende (1889-1952) Chrysanthemums still life, 24 x 20″, oil on canvas, nice original frame, dated 1927. $3800

Born in Budapest, Hungary on January 5, 1889, Kende studied at the National Academy of Art in Budapest, also in Italy and France. He settled in Los Angeles in 1932 and maintained a studio-home at 1123 El Centro Avenue. He died there on September 2, 1952.

California Art Club; Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles; Society of Western Artists

Exh: Society for Sanity in Art (LA), 1943-45 (prizes); AAPL, 1945 (prize); Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1945 (medal); Oakland Art Gallery, 1946 (medal). WWAA 1947-53; DR.
Edan Hughes, “Artists in California, 1786-1940”