Csernus, Tibor

PAINTER, ILLUSTRATOR (HUNGARY)
BORN 27 Jun 1927, Kondoros - DIED 9 Sep 2007, Paris
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 32)

Tibor Csernus was the son of a locksmith. He studied at the School of Fine Arts in Budapest and exhibited frequently in that city. In 1957 and 1958 he visited Paris and in 1964 he moved there permanently.

His painting style showed influences of Caravaggio, Velasquez and Rembrandt. He illustrated many covers for paperbacks published by Gallimard, especially for science fiction novels. He received the Kossuth Prize in 1997.

Images

The grave of Tibor Csernus at the Montmartre Cimetière, Paris.
Picture by Androom (05 Nov 2017)

 

Sources
Tibor Csernus — Wikipédia


Csillag, Teréz

Published: 16 Dec 2018
Last update: 16 Dec 2018