85 x 100.5 cm
signed lower right with black: BALLAJ
relatively good state of preservation - requires easy intervention to clean the paint layer
BALLA József (1910, Arad – 1991, Baia Mare)
Education: Baia Mare School, where he is noticed by PATAKY Sándor.
Budapest Institute of Fine Arts, 1943 - 1944, where he studied with master István SZŐNYI.
He settled in Baia Mare, but received only for a short time the stylistic influences of the Painting Colony. Later, he turns to an expressive social pictorial theme, sometimes experiencing the expressive possibilities of the grotesque.