Tivadar Kozsztka Csontváry

1853-1919 Hungary-Expressionism

 

Brief Biography-Tivadar Csontvary-Kosztka was a Hungarian artist who was eccentric in most regards. He claimed to have got a secret message that he was to be a renowned plein air painter. He did most of his work between 1903 and 1907. Tivadar spent much of his life as a loner, writing religious pamphlets. He was, however, later considered to a have suffered from schizophrenia. In 1907, he had his works exhibited in Paris, and after his death, in Pecs Hungary, a museum for his paintings was established.

 

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Entrance of the
Wailing-Wall

At the Entrance of the Wailing-Wall in Jerusalem

Rendez-vous
of Lovers

Rendez-vous of Lovers

Mary's Well
at Nazareth

Mary's Well at Nazareth

Teacher
in Morocco

Teacher in Morocco

Old Woman
Peeling Apple

Old Woman Peeling Apple

Pilgrimage to the Cedars in Lebanon

Pilgrimage to the Cedars in Lebanon

Street
at Athens

Street at Athens

Roman Bridge
at Mostar

Roman Bridge at Mostar

A
Shipwreck

Shipwreck

Praying
Saviour

Praying Saviour

Eastern
Railway

The Eastern Railway Station at Night

Self-
portrait

Self-portrait

A
Deer

Deer

Zrinyi Launches
the Final Attack

Zrinyi Launches the Final Attack

The Mount of Olives
in Jerusalem

The Mount of Olives in Jerusalem

Springtime
in Mostar

Springtime in Mostar

The Solitary
Cedar

The Solitary Cedar

View of the
Dead Sea

View of the Dead Sea from the Temple Square in Jerusalem

Castellamare
di Stabia

Castellamare di Stabia