János Fadrusz

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János Fadrusz
Born(1858-09-02)2 September 1858
Died26 October 1903(1903-10-26) (aged 45)

János Fadrusz (2 September 1858, Pressburg – 26 October 1903, Budapest) was a Hungarian[1][2][3][4][5][6] sculptor. He was a celebrated artist of the age with many important public commissions.

Sculptural work[edit]

His major works in the twentieth century modeled shortly before his death include the Equestrian Statue of Béla Wenckheim (Kisbér, 1901), Statue of Wesselényi (Zilah, 1901), Tuhutum Memorial (Zilah, 1902), and Statue of Lajos Tisza (Szeged, 1903).

Fadrusz also modeled two "Atlas Figures" in 1897 and two lions for the grand gates of Buda Castle between 1901 and 1902.

Fadrusz died in 1903.


  1. ^ Hugh Chisholm (1911). The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information. The Encyclopædia Britannica Co. p. 891.
  2. ^ Bernard Samuel Myers, Shirley D. Myers (1969). McGraw-Hill dictionary of art. McGraw-Hill. p. 378. Retrieved 6 May 2009. Janos Fadrusz hungarian.
  3. ^ Stephen Sisa (1990). The spirit of Hungary: a panorama of Hungarian history and culture. Rákóczi Foundation. p. 310.
  4. ^ RFE/RL, Inc. Research Institute (1994). RFE/RL research report. RFE/RL, Inc. p. 28.
  5. ^ Kineton Parkes (1931). The art of carved sculpture. Chapman and Hall. p. 168.
  6. ^ Eleonóra Babejová (2003). Fin-de-siècle Pressburg: conflict & cultural coexistence in Bratislava 1897-1914. East European Monographs. p. 163. ISBN 9780880335157.


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