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Jokai, Mor: The Golden Casket

Maria Bozoky

Jokai, Mor: The Golden Casket

Maria Bozoky
  • Original Title: Jókai Mór: Az Aranykoporsó
  • Date: c.1975; Hungary  
  • Style: Expressionism
  • Genre: illustration
  • Tag: families
  • Dimensions: 17 x 11 cm

Móric Jókay de Ásva ([ˈmoːr ˈjoːkɒi], known as Mór Jókai; 18 February 1825 – 5 May 1904), outside Hungary also known as Maurus Jokai or Mauritius Jókai,[1] was a Hungarian novelist, dramatist and revolutionary. He was active participant and a leading personality in the outbreak of Hungarian Liberal Revolution of 1848 in Pest. Jókai's romantic novels became very popular among the elite of Victorian era England; he was often compared to Dickens in the 19th century British press.[2][3] One of his most famous fans and admirers was Queen Victoria herself

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