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George Buday (1907 - 1990)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

George Buday (1907-1990) was a Hungarian/British printmaker, author and teacher. He attended Kolozsvar and Szeged University, graduating in 1934, before moving to Britain in 1937. There he worked as a book illustator and author of a series of “Little Books” including “Little Book of Hungarian folk tales” (1943). He was elected to the Royal Society of Painters-Etchers in 1953 and became a fellow of the Society of Wood Engravers a year later. He exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts among other institutions.


Born: 1907 in Hungary

Died: 1990

Gender: Male

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