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Ferenc Imrey

 (1885 - 1963)
Ferenc John Imrey was active/lived in California, District Of Columbia / Hungary.  Ferenc Imrey is known for painting, illustration, graphic art, teaching.

Biography  
Ferenc Imrey


Born on July 6, 1885, "Frank" Imrey studied in Paris at Ecole des Beaux Arts and in Budapest at the Royal Academy.  While serving in the Hungarian Imperial Army during WWI, he was captured by the Russians and escaped across Siberia and China.

He moved to Los Angeles in 1923.  By 1940 he was a teacher at the National School of Art in Washington, DC. He died there in March 1963.

Exhibition:
LA Public Library, 1923; Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1923; Loew's Theater (LA), 1924; Painters & Sculptors of So. Calif., 1924; Barker Bros (LA), 1924; GGIE, 1939. Murals: U.S. War Dept.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Los Angeles Times, 6-17-1923; Who's Who in American Art 1940.

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About  Ferenc Imrey

Born:  1885 - Pecs, Hungary
Died:   1963 - Washington District Of Columbia
Known for:  painting, illustration, graphic art, teaching