JANOS LASZLO ALDO
A charming oil on canvas impressionist painting by the Hungarian artist János László Áldor (1895-1944) depicting some young children playing in a boat.
Some other examples of works by this artist are included at the end of the photos.
Frame: Set in the original giltwood frame.
Signature: Lower left, and dated “943”.
Provenance: Hungarian Private Collection.
Condition: Painting and frame are both in good condition, with just a couple of spots of re-touching visible under a blacklight and some minor plaster losses from the frame.
Measurements: Painting measures 78 x 58cm and the overall frame 101 x 81cm.
Biography: János László Áldor (1895-1944) was a self-taught artist. He studied painting while studying architecture. He graduated in engineering in 1919. Between 1923 and 1925 he worked at the artists’ colony in Szolnok. His master was Adolf Fényes. He went on a study trip to Paris and then London in the 1920s. He was an exhibiting artist since 1924. He was a member of the management of the Benczúr Society. One of his works is preserved in the Hungarian National Gallery.