My great-grandfather, Béla Hellebrand a goldsmith artist was born on Szekszárd in 1882. In 1914 Károly Királyfalvi-Kraft painter, Béla Hellebrand Bertalan Székely opened a fine art academy by way of his archiepiscopal teacher training college teacher as his pupil with Ágost Bajor , Ferenc Einczinger , did it together with Imre Pirchala and Dezső Tipari.
On Kaposvár, in Sopron, he taught at the Esztergom grammar school in the 1920 years then. The head cathedral treasury started dealing with a goldsmith due to a goldsmith's splendid.
His first public Esztergom performance was the commercial one and a chamber's of industry show directed in his shop-window in 1920 Julies. This silver exhibited jewels and reliefs with an occasion. From gold, silver and bronze prepared jewels, statuettes, reliefs.
On the common exhibition price of Esztergom city artists organized in 1925 with Béla Hellebrand, Ágost Bajor, Jenő Koszkol, Ferenc Einczinger , with Hajnalka Fuchs , Imre Pirchala , with Nándor Klomann , István Nyergesi , more youthful István Vitái and together with other ones exhibited and figured on the exhibitions of the metropolitan parlours with a success.
He had a common exhibition in Esztergom with Tipary Dezső and Einczinger Ferenc in 1924.
In 1925 he featured in the exhibition village association , which he had guided the creation of significant merit.
In 1926 Béla Hellebrand, than Bálint Balassa his president, most active one expounded an activity. The local sheet emphasizes the membership's 1926 art exhibition introducing himself praised, that magnificent one taken to the police station in the wrought manners of the ancient Hungarian goldsmith's craft with big plastic surgery knowledge, substance, form and a nobleman acted with art objects nobly in terms of export …"
In 1928 Jusztínián Serédi onto a prince-primate's initiation opened in Esztergom the II. national ecclesiology exhibition, on which Béla Hellebrand acted together with renowned artists like that, than Ágost Bajor , József Damkó , Ödön Illés Edvi, Gyula Éber, Hajnalka Fuchs, Vince Henek , Béla Hidegh, Kornél Holló, János Horvai, Álmos Jaschik, Aladár Kacziány, János Kampis, Béla Kontuly, György Leszevszky, János Nyergesi, Antal Orbán, Gyula Tóth, Sándor Ungvári , youthful István Vitái.
A commission was created in 1934 the Esztergom country onto the erection of a flag, the members of which they were,:Béla Hellebrand , Ferenc Einczinger , Ödön Etter and Ferenc Kiffer. The plans on Zoltan Gáthy and youthful János Toldy engineers prepared it, and J. Polhammer a stonecutter formed the sculpture. The monument was inaugurated on the primate island 1935. October on 6.
Béla Hellebrand by the city of Esztergom festive St. Stephen's coins, which coin jubilee number of the 1938 "Year of Esztergom Cards" also featured in the top panel. This noble bronze coins, ancient Hungarian wrought by technology. The front of St. Stephen's in the back of the Archangel Gabriel, who gives through the Holy Crown. St. Stephen of Hungary Coins by Ludwig company limited number of copies. The coin is shown below.
On the Esztergom Bánomi vineyard was the former Einczinger cellar wine bar, whose walls are decorated with murals and inscriptions, signatures of the artists of the age. The wall can be found, including the signing of outside Béla Hellebrand also - Dezső Tipary, Álmos Jaschik Béla Nemessányi -Kontuly, Hajnalka Fuchs, Károly Kraft Királyfalvy-painters. - Ferenc Bleszl, Ödön Etter, Béla Mattyasovszky, Ottó Vécs, Ferenc Reusz, Eggenhofer craftsmen. - Mihály Babits, Sophie Török, Aurél Kárpáti, Béla Révész, György Sárközi, del Medico .... and many others.
The art of sophistication of my great-grandfather, sensitivity witness, which lives on in the works of, his actions. I'm proud of him!
Selection of Béla Hellebrand's goldsmith works
St. István king and Gizella queen.
Hungarian National Gallery
19-20. century collections / coin collection
It made to become the city of a festive coin, which Esztergom is, saint István onto a king's memory.