Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Dezso Lanyi

 (1879 - 1951)
Dezso Lanyi was active/lived in California / Hungary.  Dezso Lanyi is known for Sculptor, caricaturist.

Biography   Dezso Lanyi

Born in Baan, Hungary on Jan. 23, 1879. At 18 Lanyi won the Franz Josef medal and then studied with Rodin in Paris. He was well known in Europe for his sculptures and marble busts of the Duke of Windsor and other notables. He was brought to the U.S. by Esquire and Coronet magazines in 1936 and, within a few months, had settled in Los Angeles. He then produced many sculptured caricatures of writers, actors, and members of the movie industry until his death on April 23, 1951. Exh: Friday Morning Club (LA), 1937; Calif. Art Club, 1939.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Who's Who in California 1942; Los Angeles Times, 4-24-1951 (obituary).

Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here.

Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing

Example(s) of this artist's work:
Bear Devouring Seal
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Dezso Lanyi

Consider a subscription!  More info