Ladislao De Gauss

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Ladislao De Gauss
Ladislao De Gauss

(1901-06-06)6 June 1901
Budapest, Hungary
Died2 February 1970(1970-02-02) (aged 68)
Trieste, Italy

Ladislao De Gauss (6 July 1901 – 2 February 1970) was a Croatian painter and illustrator. His work was in the avant-garde style.

Biography[change | change source]

De Gauss was born in Budapest. He came from a noble family in Rijeka, a city in what is now in Croatia. After studying classics in Rijeka, he went to the Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest. He graduated from the academy with an official qualification as a drawing teacher. He then returned to Rijeka to live and work. In 1928 he was one of the founders of a group of avant-garde painters in the city. In 1945 he moved to the Italian city of Trieste. He died there at the age of 69.[1][2]

There are works by De Gauss in the Revoltella Museum in Trieste and the National Gallery of Art in Rijeka. There is also a mosaic and a small religious painting in a church at the town of Kozala in Croatia.[1][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 National Gallery of Slovenia (2013). "Ladislao de Gauss - From 1918 onwards". Retrieved 25 May 2020.
  2. Rocchi, Ilaria (2010). "La vita e l'opera di Ladislao de Gauss in un’edizione bilingue croato-italiana". La Voce del Populo. Retrieved 25 May 2020 (in Italian).
  3. Museo Revoltella (15 July 2010). "Ladislao de Gauss, una monografia per riscoprire un pittore dimenticato". Retrieved 25 May 2020 (in Italian).