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Lajos Markos (1917-1993)
Lajos Markos (1917-1993)
Lajos Markos (1917-1993)
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The Legend of the West: Iconic Works from the T. Boone Pickens Collection
Lajos Markos (1917-1993)

The Panhandle Field Discovery

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Lajos Markos (1917-1993)
The Panhandle Field Discovery
signed 'L. Markos' (lower right)
oil on canvas
30 x 36 in. (76.2 x 91.4 cm.)
Provenance
Altermann & Morris Galleries, Dallas, Texas.
Acquired by the late owner from the above, 2006.

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Tylee Abbott
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Lot Essay

Born in Budapest, Hungary, Lajos Markos first established himself as a portrait painter in New York. Following a move to Houston in the 1960s, he began to also focus on Western scenes, such as the present work. Markos notably painted a portrait of T. Boone Pickens in the 1970s.

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