(1881 - 1945)
Janos Pasztor was active/lived in Hungary. Janos Pasztor is known for academic realist sculpture of statues, memorials and monuments.
Biography Janos Pasztor
János Pásztor (1881, Gyoma - 1945, Budapest) was a renowned Hungarian academic sculptor in the first decades of the 20th century.
Pásztor learned sculptural arts in the School of Arts and Crafts (Iparmuvészeti Iskola, today Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design) in Budapest. He was a pupil of Lajos Mátrai.
His first works were the side figures of the Pál Vásárhelyi Monument in Szeged. In 1903 he got a fellowship in Paris. In 1905 Pásztor settled down in Hódmezovásárhely but five years later he moved to Budapest.
He became a renowned artist with popular exhibitions in 1911, 1918, 1925 and 1930. In 1929 he won the Grand Prix of the World's Fair in Barcelona. He was killed at the end of World War II during the bombardme
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