• Marxist/social-history art historian. Antal was born to a wealthy Jewish family. His father, Alajos Antal, was a medical doctor and his mother was Sofia Gerstl.
  • Modernist art historian and man of letters. Fülep was early interested in Cézanne and wrote positively about the painter in his native Hungary.
  • Marxist film and art historian.
  • Donatello and Italian Renaissance sculpture scholar. Lányi's father was Arpád Lányi, a Hungarian bureaucrat.
  • Marxist art theoretician
  • Netherlandish art scholar, compiler of an important subject index of Baroque art; director of the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest, 1956-1964.