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Theodore Lukits

 (1897 - 1992)
Theodore Nicolai Lukits was active/lived in California / Hungary.  Theodore Lukits is known for portrait, landscape, nocturnes.

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Theodore Lukits

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Note from Norm Davies:

When he was 94 years old I went to the Jonathan club in Los Angeles which
held a retrospective of his work. He was a long time member of that club and
decided to leave his painting to them. I met him and saw his range of work.
He was a traditionalist. There was no Cubism or Surrealism or anything
abstract.
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Known for his portraits of celebrities in Los Angeles, Theodore Lukits was born in Temesvar, Hungary and came to the United States in 1898. He studied at Washington University and later at the Art Institute of Chicago with Wellington Reynolds and Alphonse Mucha. In 1922, he moved to Los Angeles and established the Lukits  ...  Displaying 750 of 3500 characters.



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Lukits painting the silent film star Dolores Del Rio with her pet monkey, Pablito, c. 1925




About  Theodore Lukits

Born:  1897 - Temesvar, Hungary
Died:   1992
Known for:  portrait, landscape, nocturnes