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Frantisek Reichental

 (1895 - 1971)
Frantisek Reichental was active/lived in New York / Slovakia, Russian Federation.  Frantisek Reichental is known for modernist portrait and figure painting, teaching.

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Frantisek Reichental


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.

Reichent├íl 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.



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About  Frantisek Reichental

Born:  1895 - Lehnice, Slovakia
Died:   1971 - New York City
Known for:  modernist portrait and figure painting, teaching