Imre Knopp (1867-1945)
|Artist Name||Imre Knopp (1867-1945)|
|Title||Portrait of a Boy with Hoop|
|Description||This charming Victorian full length portrait oil painting is by Hungarian artist Imre Knopp. Painted circa 1901 the painting is of a young boy in his finery, holding a hoop. A lovely red hat sits above his angelical face. A really sweet painting executed with great skill in its detail and colouring.
The signature Knopp Imre is attached verso.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||27 x 38 inches|
|Frame||Housed in an ornate gilt frame, 47 inches by 34 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||Imre Knopp (1867-1945) was a Hungarian painter and son of artist Joseph Knopp. He acquired artistic qualifications in Weimar, then Paris, and finally in Budapest, at the Gyula Benczúr school. In 1895 he won a state gold medal, in 1906 he won the Ráth Award, and in 1917 he won a state grand gold medal. He was a member of the Benczúr Society. In 1887 he first exhibited in the Art Gallery. In 1922 and 1930 he organized a collection exhibition there. His works were placed in the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest, in the gallery of the Capital of Szekes and the Arad Palace of Culture.|