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An uprising twice suppressed

from 23.01.2006

In 1852, Miklos Barabas, one of the greatest and best-known Hungarian painters of the nineteenth century, created a full-length portrait. The man he painted is, to use an expression by the German writer Heinrich von Kleist, like a "young god". Overwhelming in its dimensions alone (243 163 cm), the picture that ...

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