This jungle composition with wild animals is very detailed and busy, nevertheless being well organized and harmonic. The painting in sight is measuring about 18 ½ (47 cm) by 14 ½ (37 cm), and the frame is measuring 26 ½ (67 cm) by 23 (58 cm). It is signed and dated by the artist in the lower left corner.Ferenc Helbing (25 December 1870 28 January 1958) was a Hungarian graphic artist and painter. Helbing was born in Érsekújvár, then in Hungary, today in Slovakia. He started his career as a lithographer. After studying applied graphics and applied arts, he became a printing manager.
He taught at the College of Applied Graphics (from 1906) then at the College of Applied Arts (from 1910); he managed the latter until 1936. He made a pioneer work in the field of the Hungarian commercial graphics. He was the designer of many Hungarian banknotes.He also created posters, stamps, illustrations for books, glass paintings and murals e. At the Palace Hotel (Palotaszálló) in Lillafüred and won a number of prizes on applied arts and graphics competitions. Some of his works can be seen in the Hungarian National Gallery. This painting would be a very sound investment and a great addition to any collection.
Please note that most of the items we sell are vintage or antique, and therefore they have some imperfections due to age, wear, etc. Anything I consider significant I would mention in the description. Also note that we deal in fine art, not a framing business. We examine carefully the paintings and report any issues detected but the frames we got them in come along just as complementary in "as found" "as is" condition. We take great care in packing the items to make sure they arrive safely, and all of our items are fully insured.
Canadian residents please add 5% GST or 12-15% HST where applicable. The item "Ferenc (Franz) Helbing (1870-1958) Hungarian Listed 1946 Original Watercolor" is in sale since Wednesday, February 24, 2016.
This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "artmarketspot" and is located in HAMILTON. This item can be shipped worldwide.