(b. 1810, Kézdimárkosfalva, d. 1898, Budapest)

Portrait of József Eötvös

Oil on canvas, 65,5 x 52,5 cm
Hungarian National Museum, Budapest

Baron József Eötvös (1813-1871) was a significant Hungarian novelist, essayist, educator, and statesman, whose life and writings were devoted to the creation of a modern Hungarian literature and to the establishment of a modern democratic Hungary.

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