(1895 - 1971)
Frantisek Reichental was active/lived in New York / Slovakia, Russian Federation. Frantisek Reichental is known for modernist portrait and figure painting, teaching.
The following information, submitted by Karen Pearse, is from a book published about the artist: Frantisek Reichental Maliar, Grafik, Pedagog by Leo Kohut.
Frantisek Reichentál (a.k.a. Frank/Ferenc, Riechenthal/Reichen-tal) was undoubtedly one on the most influential Eastern European modern artists. His works reflected his difficult life from his poor upbringing, a prisoner of war in Russia, escape from the Nazi's, and finally fleeing from the Communists to start over in the United States.
Reichentál was born in Lehnice (Velky Leg), Slovakia on May 6, 1895. In 1916, he served in the Austro-Hungarian Army, where he was captured by the Russians and sent to prisoner of war camp. In addition to disrupting his studies, the w ... Displaying 750 of 3529 characters.