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J. D. ;
1907 in Budapest
poor family, which J.D. supported by working in a machine foundry when still a teenager.
J.D. was the oldest of 12 children
studied at the Budapest Academy of Arts, and six years later became a faculty member;
J. D.: Edge of paradise: Collection of colour woodcuts ;
occasionally botanical & mostly free artistic color woodcuts; mostly artsy & ornamental, non-scientific approach
Lawrence 1964: 23-4 ; Domján József festőművész színes fametszetei 1945-1955 Ernst Múzeum (1955) ;
Employed during the Depression, he toured Italy, France, Switzerland, Austria and Germany by foot, supporting himself by working odd jobs and selling his sketches, and decided to become an artist.