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Bernard Karfiol Portrait

Bernard Karfiol

Born:
Budapest, Hungary 1886

Died:
Irvington-on-Hudson, New York 1952

Active in:

  • Ogunquit, Maine

Photo Caption:
Bernard Karfiol, 1930, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0001750

Biography

Painter, born in Budapest, Hungary, and raised in New York City. Karfiol's work, revealing the influences of Pierre Auguste Renoir and Paul Cézanne, is comprised primarily of nudes and still lifes.

Joan Stahl American Artists in Photographic Portraits from the Peter A. Juley & Son Collection (Washington, D.C. and Mineola, New York: National Museum of American Art and Dover Publications, Inc., 1995)