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Lajos Markos was born in 1917 in Budapest, Hungary and trained at the Royal Academy of Budapest. He came to the United States following World War II and quickly established himself in New York City as a major portrait artist, with many of his subjects being celebrities such as John Wayne and Pablo Casals. In the 1960s, he moved to Houston, Texas, where he expanded his interest to western art. Examples of his work are in the Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City. He has also made a teaching video titled "Lajos Markos Classical Portrait Painting." Reference: askart.com

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