Ilka Gedő

Artist (Hungary)
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Ilka Gedő (26 May 1921 — 19 June 1985) was a Hungarian painter and graphic artist. Upon graduation from high school she studied art with private teachers. After the German occupation, she was deported to the Budapest Ghetto, in autumn 1944. In the ghetto she depicted daily life in many drawings. She evaded deportation and a community elder was sent in her place. After liberation she continued her art studies under the Hungarian Bauhaus artist Gyula Pap. [source]