Description

    János Schadl (Hungarian, 1892-1944)
    Cubist Head
    Charcoal on paper
    24 x 17-1/2 inches (61 x 44.5 cm) (sight)
    Signed lower left: JSchadl

    Janos Schadl studied under Károly Ferenczy at the Budapest Academy of Fine Arts from 1915-16. Breaking of his studies, he joined the circle of the Activists and worked in a spirit shared with the artists of the periodical MA. His rapturous devotion to motion-sensation and his strong talent as an Expressionist and Cubist draftsman lent Schadl's oeuvre a highly unique style. In 1919, the artist moved away from the Activists and into a self-induced exile. Consequently, early Cubist drawings such as Cubist Head rarely come to market.



    Condition Report*:

    The paper appears to be toned; otherwise, no other major apparent condition issues; not examined outside of frame; matted and framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 32.5 X 26 Inches

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