(1884, Nábrád - 1966, Vác)

Géza Bornemissza was a disciple of Henri Matisse when he moved to Paris from Nagybánya. He spent seven summers altogether in Nagybánya between 1902 and 1909. He wasn't there in 1906. In the art school he was a favourite student of János Thorma from early beginning. He was working outside the art school in the last two years of his stay. Besides this he attended the School of Fine Arts in Budapest for six month in 1902 and 1906. He left for Paris in 1908.

He became the most ardent representative of the modern ideas in Nagybánya when he returned. In consequence, he rejected consciously the principles of naturalism.

He joined the circle of Béla Iványi Grünwald in 1910 and spent a few years at Kecskemét. His paintings didn't represent the Nagybánya School by this time anymore. Later on he returned to some extent to a more direct view of nature, only his way of rendering the natural motifs conserved some light French elements.

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