Ney, Lancelot: Abstract Cityscape – SOLD


An abstract gouache in Lancelot Ney’s highly distinctive style, signed Lancelot Ney 48 and framed.

More images can be provided on request.

Artist: László (Lancelot) Ney, Hungarian, (1900 – 1965)

Title and date: Abstract Cityscape, 1948

Size: 26.5 x 39 cms.

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Artist description:

Lancelot Ney was a Hungarian graphic artist, caricaturist and painter His teacher in the Hungarian College of Fine Arts was Istvan Reti, and at the age of 22 he went to study in Germany where he got to know Moholy-Nagy and through him Kurt Schwitters. Michel Seuphor was a friend of Schwitters and he introduced Mondrian to Ney.

He first made cubist pictures then figurative and more abstract compositions, ink drawings and etchings. In his last years he studied more than 500 Chinese characters and under the influence of Far Eastern art, he made brush drawings.