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Bernard Karfiol

 (1886 - 1952)
Bernard Karfiol was active/lived in New York, New Jersey / Hungary.  Bernard Karfiol is known for figure-nude, still life and portrait painting.

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Bernard Karfiol


Painter Bernard Karfiol grew up in Brooklyn and Long Island, New York, an American who was born in 1886 in Budapest, Hungary. He attended the National Academy of Design, New York City, when he was only fourteen. He traveled by himself to Paris at the tender age of fifteen to study at the Academie Julien with Jean-Paul Laurens, and the Ecole de Beaux-Arts. He exhibited at the Grand Salon and the Salon d'Automne.

In Paris, Karfiol was influenced by the work of Paul Cezanne and Pierre Auguste Renoir. Karfiol was also attracted to the painting of Andre Derain.

Karfiol returned to the United States in 1906. In 1913, he participated in the famous New York City Armory show, on Lexington Avenue, where European modernism was introduc  ...  Displaying 750 of 1757 characters.



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About  Bernard Karfiol

Born:  1886 - Budapest, Hungary
Died:   1952 - Irvington-on-Hudson, New York
Known for:  figure-nude, still life and portrait painting