Large and expressive orientalistic painting with rare subject: village fiest with dancers and observers. The painting was executed in the end of 19 century by good listed hungarian artist Ferenz (Ferenc) Blaskovits ( 1859 Vienna - 1931 Tata ). He studied first in Vienna; afterwards in the Academy in Munich under Gyula Benczúr, Otto Seitz; Art Academy in Karlsruhe under Feodor Dietz; between 1883 and 1886 in Budapest, master school by G.Benczúr. Into the 1890s years he lived and worked in Tata by Count Miklós Eszterházy (. landscapes; genre alsocostume designes for the count). Afterwards he lived in Budapest and created genre paintings . In 1891 he recieved the Diplom de´Honneur in Agram. Since 1900s he sent regular his paintings to exhibitions of the Society des Arts in Paris.
Works : Budapest, National Gal.: Castle to Tata, india ink, 1895. COBURG, Veste, art coll..
Literature: Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon", Leipzig, 1999; Benezit " Dictionaire des peintres , sculpteurs, dessinateurs..", Gründ, 1999; Dr.Szabo-Kallai"Hungarian Artist Lexicon", Budapest, 1997; Saur "Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon"; L.Balogh " Die ungar. Facette der Münchener Schule", M. 1988, 148.
Inscription: signed lower right
Technique: oil on canvas. Luxuriousy original period frame.
Measurements: unframed w 35 3/4" x h 23 2/3" x (91 x 60 cm); framed w 51 1/4" x 40 1/2" ( 130 x 103 cm )
Condition: in very good condition