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Around Jewish Art
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A.S. Birth - Death : 1912 Nationality : ?
This unidentified artist painted some works depicting Jewish scenes.
Aaron, Joseph Birth - Death : 1959- Nationality : American
Landscape and stilllife painter.
Aarons, George Birth - Death : 1896-? Nationality : Russian then American
Aarons came with his family to the U.S in 1906 and studied at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School. He later worked as a sculptor in Brooklyn.
Aarsleff, Carl Wilhelm Birth - Death : 1852-? Nationality : Danish
Aarsleff painted some biblical scenes during his career.
Abbate, Nicolo dell Birth - Death : 1509? -1571 Nationality : Italian
Nicolo dell Abbate painted some biblical scenes during his career.
Abecassis, Charlotte Birth - Death : 1962- Nationality : French
Abecassis, Georges Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : French
Abecassis was active as a painter in Paris during the 1950s and 1960s.
Abecassis, J.S Birth - Death : 20th-21st Century Nationality : French
Abecassis, Raphael Birth - Death : 20th-21st Century Nationality : Israeli
Abensour, Joanne Birth - Death : 1946- Nationality : American
Abensour studied at the Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem and worked as a painter and graphic artist. She specialised in Ketubot marriage contracts
Abensur, Pierre Birth - Death : 20th-21st Century Nationality : French
Photographer. Abensur notably produced photographs on the life of the Iranian communities, which he exhibited in September 2002 at the Jewish Museum in Paris.
Aberdam, Alfred Birth - Death : 1894-1963 Nationality : Polish
Aberdam belonged to a wealthy family in Lodz. He first was interested in the works of Flemish and Italian artists and then studied painting in Lwow and in Munich in 1913-1914. Aberdam served in the Austrian army but was wounded at the start of World War One and held prisoner by the Russians. After the Revolution in Russia, the Soviet government appointed him as a supervisor of artistic activities in Irkutsk, Siberia. Back in Poland, he worked in Cracow until 1922 and then studied in Berlin, where he met Menkes and Weingart before settling in Paris in 1923. Aberdam was forced to live in hiding during the German occupation of France from 1940 to 1944. After the war, a retrospective exhibition of his works was held in Paris and in Israel in 1949. Another major exhibition took place in the French capital in 1952 but Aberdam, much affected by the Holocaust, lived practically in seclusion until his death.
Abesch, Jean Pierre called Joan Petrus von Esch Birth - Death : 1666-1740 Nationality : Swiss
Abesch painted some biblical scenes during his career.
Abesgauz, Abeshaus Evgeny Birth - Death : 1939- Nationality : Russian
Abesgauz produced several Jewish-related paintings during his career.
Abildgaard, Nikolaj Abraham Birth - Death : 1743-1809 Nationality : Danish
Abildgaard painted some biblical scenes during his career.
Abitbol, Mireille Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : French
Painter. Mireille exhibited works at the Salon d'Automne in Paris in 1937.
Ables, Adi Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : Israeli
Abner, Raymond Birth - Death : 1924- Nationality : Egyptian
Abner studied painting in Cairo from 1943 to 1944 and then in London. Working as an abstract artist, he exhibited his paintings in France, Venezuela, Yugoslavia, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Germany, Turkey, the U.S, and Israel.
Abourisk, Maia Birth - Death : 1911-? Nationality : Israeli
Painter. This artist first studied painting in Casablanca, Morocco, and later worked in Israel.
Abraham Birth - Death : Active during the second half of the 13th Century Nationality : German
Abraham worked as a scribe and notably produced a ritual prayer book in Switzerland now exhibited in the Jewish Art Museum of Paris.