(1881 - 1938)
Istvan Szentgyorgyi was active/lived in Hungary. Istvan Szentgyorgyi is known for sculpture.
Biography Istvan Szentgyorgyi
István Szentgyörgyi began training as a stone cutter in Zurich. He studied sculpting at the School of Arts and Crafts together with Karoly Antal. He was a pupil of Van der Stappen at the Brussels Academy from 1905 until 1910, where he created his most successful sculpture ‘Complaint’ as well as ‘Snake Charmer’.
After his return to Hungary, he modeled a series of portraits. In 1925, he started teaching at the arts school. Fourteen of his statues are in the possession of the Hungarian National Gallery in Budapest and a copy of ‘Tip Catting’ of the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna in Rome.
Among his main works are ‘Tip Catting’ (1920), ‘Portrait of Ferenc Herczeg’, ‘Displaying 750 of 998 characters.