Geza Kende (California/Hungary, 1889-1952) oil on canvas forest landscape with a stand of trees foreground, body of water and mountains bakcground. Signed lower right and dated "1926". Housed in a carved ebonized and gilt wood frame. Sight – 37 1/2" H x 34 1/2" W. Framed – 46 1/4" H x 43" W. Provenance: Private Ringgold, Georgia collection. Biography: Born in Budapest, Hungary on January 5, 1889, Kende studied at the National Academy of Art in Budapest, also in Italy and France. He settled in Los Angeles in 1932 and maintained a studio-home at 1123 El Centro Avenue. He died there on September 2, 1952. He was a member of California Art Club; Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles; Society of Western Artists. (source: AskArt). CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Examined under black light no alterations detected.
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