ENGEL TEVAN István (1936 - 1996)

ENGEL TEVAN István

István Engel Tevan, graphic artist  born in 1936 graduated at the Budapest Academy of Fine Arts in 1962.
He worked from the 60'th until his death in 1996 mostly as a book illustrator. His illustrations and/or dust jackets appeared in more then 300 volumes. His solo graphic works are also mostly inspired by literature - e.g.Bulgakov, LeSage, Calvino, Singer and the Bible serieses. Many of his works deals with theatre and circus, showing the grotesque side of this world.
His beloved techniques were etching, pen-and-ink drawing and in his last years he worked mainly with pencil, combined often with aquarelle.
His works were shown on 28 one man exhibitions during his lifetime, in Hungary and abroad. His graphics can be found in several private and public collections, such as Hungarian National Gallery, Petőfi Literary Museum Budapest, Prints and Drawing Dep. of the British Museum.

Works of art for sale

  • István Engel Tevan: Angel
    István Engel Tevan
    Angel
    pencil on paper
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  • István Engel Tevan: Cantata profana
    István Engel Tevan
    Cantata profana
    mixed technique on paper
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  • István Engel Tevan: Italo Calvino illustration
    István Engel Tevan
    Italo Calvino illustration
    mixed technique on paper
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  • István Engel Tevan: Night scene
    István Engel Tevan
    Night scene
    pencil on paper
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  • István Engel Tevan: Abraham and Isaac
    István Engel Tevan
    Abraham and Isaac
    pencil on paper
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  • István Engel Tevan: Devil family
    István Engel Tevan
    Devil family
    pencil on paper
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  • István Engel Tevan: Dante illustration
    István Engel Tevan
    Dante illustration
    pencil on paper
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  • István Engel Tevan: Dante illustration
    István Engel Tevan
    Dante illustration
    pencil on paper
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  • István Engel Tevan: Grieving King
    István Engel Tevan
    Grieving King
    ink on paper
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  • István Engel Tevan: Circus scene
    István Engel Tevan
    Circus scene
    ink on paper
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  • István Engel Tevan: Old soldiers
    István Engel Tevan
    Old soldiers
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: Ex libris with clown
    István Engel Tevan
    Ex libris with clown
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: Ex libris with animals
    István Engel Tevan
    Ex libris with animals
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: Sea
    István Engel Tevan
    Sea
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: Magicians
    István Engel Tevan
    Magicians
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: Liontraineur
    István Engel Tevan
    Liontraineur
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: Musicians in circus
    István Engel Tevan
    Musicians in circus
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: Little grey general
    István Engel Tevan
    Little grey general
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: Illustration of Singer
    István Engel Tevan
    Illustration of Singer
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: Krudy, the last man in red hat
    István Engel Tevan
    Krudy, the last man in red hat
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: Piece II.
    István Engel Tevan
    Piece II.
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: Circus III
    István Engel Tevan
    Circus III
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: Circus III
    István Engel Tevan
    Circus III
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: Mikhail Bulgakov illustration, The Master and Margarita
    István Engel Tevan
    Mikhail Bulgakov illustration, The Master and Margarita
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: E.T.A. Hoffmann illustration, The Nutcracker
    István Engel Tevan
    E.T.A. Hoffmann illustration, The Nutcracker
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: The miracles of dressage
    István Engel Tevan
    The miracles of dressage
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: Clowns
    István Engel Tevan
    Clowns
    drypoint
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  • István Engel Tevan: Illustraton for Füst Milán
    István Engel Tevan
    Illustraton for Füst Milán
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: Animals in the audience
    István Engel Tevan
    Animals in the audience
    etching
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  • István Engel Tevan: Peace I
    István Engel Tevan
    Peace I
    etching
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