Staff

The Gallery’s high level of professionalism is guaranteed by the expertise and preparedness of its staff. Four art historians, art appraisers along with well-prepared financial, export-import and marketing professionals are ready to assist you.

Several decades of experience, more than ten thousand Hungarian pictures sold, and a number of exclusive exhibitions have earned national and international recognition among buyers and sellers.

István Törő
Owner, Managing Director
The co-owner of the Gallery graduated at the Loránd Eötvös University in Budapest majoring in Literature, History and Finno-Ugric. Specialist in numismatics and Zsolnay ceramics.
Language: German, English.
Dr. Judit Virág
Owner, Art-historian, Judicial Appraiser
Graduated at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest majoring in Art history and French, and worked as a museologist for the Kiscelli Museum of the Budapest History Museum. Since 1988, she has been playing an active role on the reviving Hungarian art and auction market and lead several auctions. She has a PhD in Art history, and is a judicial appraiser. Specialist in 19th and 20th century Hungarian painting.
Language: French, Russian, English.
Anna Kelen
Art-historian
Graduated at the University of ELTE, majoring in Art-history, Sociology and Politology. Area of responsibilities: client service, accepting paintings, carrying out background research, providing information on auctions and exhibitions.
Language: English, Spanish
Anita Kalmár
Painting appraiser
Area of responsibilities: receiving paintings, providing information on auctions and exhibitions, giving guided tours, expert advice on restoration and framing, custom frame-designs.
Gábor Kaszás
Art-historian
Graduated at the University of ELTE, majoring in Art history and Aesthetics. Area of responsibilities: receiving paintings, carrying out art historical research, authenticity assessment.
Language: English
Zsófia Nemes
Manager of the gallery
Studied at the University of Sunderland majoring in business studies, marketing and advertisement managing. She is a certified accountant. Area of responsibilities: organisation of auctions and exhibitions, preparation of catalogues, maintaining relations with graphic studios and printers, web editing, international relations, PR and marketing activities, dealing with export-import and banking matters, tasks related to the daily operation of the Gallery.
Language: English, German
Ivett Török
Painting and Art appraiser
Area of responsibilities: Zsolnay expert, finance, receiving and research of Zsolnay pieces, monitoring the market of foreign action houses, handling cash, preparation of the accounts.
Language: English, German
Magdolna Hársfalvi
Art-historian
Graduated from Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest, majoring in Art-history and American Studies. Studied at the Univesity of Turku, Finland and Bard College, USA.
Area of responsibilities: carrying out art historical research, study writing, receiving paintings, providing information on auctions and exhibitions, guided tours.
Language: English, Italian
Csaba Varga
Logistics
Area of responsibilities: installation of exhibitions, shipping, providing information on auctions and exhibitions.
Léna Földes
Painting appraiser
Graduated from Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest, majoring in Hungarian Literature and Grammar and Film Studies. Area of responsibilities: assistance of the clientele, receiving paintings, providing information on auctions and exhibitions, handling of the photo archive.
Languages: English, French
Dóra Csányi
Graduated from Pázmány Péter Catholic University, majoring in Italian Studies. Area of responsibilities: client service, receiving paintings, background research, information on sales.
Language: English, Italian