Aladár Körösfői-Kriesch (29 October 1863 – 16 June 1920) was a Hungarian Art Nouveau painter.

Aladár Körösfői-Kriesch
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Aladár Körösfői-Kriesch
Born(1863-10-29)29 October 1863
Buda, Hungary
(today part of Budapest)
Died16 June 1920(1920-06-16) (aged 56)
NationalityHungarian
Known forArt Nouveau painter
MovementGödöllő Art Colony
Patron(s)Bertalan Székely
Károly Lotz

He was born in Buda, the son of hydro-biologist and zoologist János Kriesch. He was a co-founder with Sándor Nagy of the Gödöllő Art Colony, which introduced Art Nouveau style (also called Secession) in Hungary.

BibliographyEdit

  • Kovalovszky, Márta: A modern magyar festészet remekei: 1896-2003. Corvina, Budapest, 2005. "Körösfői-Kriesch Aladár" p. 23. ;ISBN 963-13-5434-2
  • Nagy, Sándor: Életünk Körösfői Kriesch Aladárral (Gödöllő, 2005.)
  • Körösfői-Kriesch Aladár - Artportal