(1872 - 1939)
Ferenc Olgyai was active/lived in Hungary. Ferenc Olgyai is known for painting.
Biography Ferenc Olgyai
Franz of Olgyay, Hungarian landscape painter (1872 Jászberény to 1939 Budapest), the first artistic training in Budapest, studied from 1891 at the Munich academy with Johann Caspar Herterich.
He was a member of the artist colony that had come about spontaneously with the formation of the Arts Association of Szolnok. The municipality built two exhibition halls and twelve studio flats for the artists in the area of the one time castle in 1902. The colony was composed of regular members and guests. Adolf Fényes and Lajos Szlányi belonged among the first regular members. Szlányi, Dániel Mihalik, Ferenc Olgyai and Károly Pongrácz were landscape painters first and foremost, but sculptors such as Miklós Ligeti and Ede Telc
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