Still Life with Fruit, 1948
Geza Kende, (1889-1952)
Oil on Canvas
19″ high x 23.5″ wide
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. Member:
California Art Club; Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles; Society of Western ArtistsExh: Society for Sanity in Art (LA), 1943-45 (prizes); AAPL, 1945 (prize); Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1945 (medal); Oakland Art Gallery, 1946 (medal). WWAA 1947-53; DR.
Edan Hughes, “Artists in California, 1786-1940”