(b. 1874, Budapest, d. 1919, Budapest)

The Artist's Mother

Oil on canvas, 57 x 45 cm
Magyar Nemzeti Galéria, Budapest

In Nagy Balogh's art, the cycle of self-portraits is supplemented by a cycle representing his mother. There are several examples of this subject in Hungarian painting, however, a cycle of these painting is unique. The mother, a laundress, was the helper of the art of his son, as well as his best modell.

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