Figural Group: A Man with a Fisherman's Net and a Woman Carrying a Child
Pen and brown ink on paper.
13 1/8 x 8 1/2 inches (334 x 215 mm)
Gift of the Christian Humann Foundation.
An abstract painter, Karoly was born in Hungary and studied painting in Paris, architectural eingineering in Berlin, and emigrated to the U.S. in 1926. He began a successful career as a fashion and fabric designer. In 1948 he was working as a fashion director for Simplicity Patters, when he had a solo exhibition of of his oil paintings, wire montages, dry-pen drawings and abstract photography.