He studied at the School of Decorative Arts, Budapest and various institutions in Paris, including Ecole Speciale d’Architecture.Embed from Getty Images
In the French army during World War I, he discovered the art of Greece and Byzantium. In Paris after the war, he met Jacques Doucet, for whom he designed silverware, enamels, tapestries and carpets for the residence on the Avenue du Bois (today, avenue Foch). In c1923, he turned to sculpture and completed commissions for Doucet and others in a Cubist style. He befriended Frangois- Louis Schmied, designed furniture, and supplied painted panels and carvings for Jean Dunand and others. He designed stained glass and jewellery, illustrated books, and produced decorative sculptures that showed the influences of Cubism and West African art. In 1930, became a member of UAM (Unions des Artistes Modernes); in 1940, left Paris and taught in Oyonnax.
Work shown at sessions of Salon d’Automne:; Salons of Société des Artistes Décorateurs; in 1922, at Léonce Rosenberg’s L’Effort Moderne gallery, Paris; in 1928, at La Renaissance gallery, Paris. Since 1930, work has been shown at UAM exhibitions. Work subject of 1983 exhibition, Centre Culturel Aragon, Oyonnax.