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Around Jewish Art
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Vaccaro, Andrea Birth - Death : Between 1598 and 1604-1670 Nationality : Italian
Vaccaro painted a few biblical scenes during his career.
Vaccaro, Nicola Birth - Death : 1637-1709 or 1717 Nationality : Italian
Nicola Vaccaro painted a few biblical scenes during his career.
Vacher, Charles Birth - Death : 1818-1883 Nationality : British
Painter. Vacher visited Palestine in 1839.
Vadasz Miklos, Nikolaus Birth - Death : 1884-1927 Nationality : Hungarian
Miklos Vadasz worked as a painter, printmaker, illustrator and sketcher. He produced many portraits and collaborated with several French and English periodicals.
Vagh-Veinmann, Elemer Birth - Death : 1906-? Nationality : Hungarian then French
Younger brother of Maurice and Nandor, Elemer worked as an Expressionist painter and exhibited his works in France from 1933. According to certain sources, he had Gypsy roots but to others, was of Jewish extraction.
Vagh-Weinmann, Mihaly Maurice Birth - Death : 1899-1986 Nationality : Hungarian then French
Maurice Vagh-Weinmann worked as a portrait and landscape painter. He also produced some paintings depicting Jewish scenes. According to certain sources, he had Gypsy roots but to others, was of Jewish extraction.
Vagh-Weinmann, Nandor Birth - Death : 1879-1978 Nationality : Hungarian then French
Nandor Vagh-Weinmann first painted Hungarian folk scenes as well as portraits and still lifes. He settled in Southwest France in 1931 and founded an art school in the French Basque town of Urrugne. This artist was notably inspired by the Bible in many of his works produced between 1949 and 1951. According to certain sources, Vagh-Weinmann had Gypsy roots but to others he was of Jewish extraction.
Vago Sandor, Alexander Birth - Death : 1887-? Nationality : Hungarian
This painter of portraits and still lives settled in Cleveland, U.S.A, some years after studying in Vienna and in Munich.
Vainstein, Esther Birth - Death : 1947- Nationality : Peruvian
Esther Vainstein worked as a conceptual artist. She created installations and produced photographs.
Vaisman, Alexander Birth - Death : 1967- Nationality : Ukrainian then Israeli
Vaisman was born in Czernowith, Ukraine, once an important Jewish centre in Eastern Europe. After working as a book illustrator, he settled in Israel and has since then been taking part in many exhibitions there and in the U.S. His works reflect the eternal themes of Jewish family, faith and ritual.
Vaisman, Meyer Birth - Death : 1960- Nationality : Venezuelan
Painter. Born in Caracas, into a Jewish family originating from Eastern Europe that settled in Israel in 1945, he started his studies to become an engineer in Miami but eventually decided to attend the Parsons School of Design in New York in 1980. He opened a gallery there in 1984 and showed his works in many exhibitions, at the Leo Castelli Gallery in New York, the Serpentine Gallery in London and Galerie Templon in Paris. Vaisman has been producing some quite amusing works mixing many cultures.
Vajda Zsigmond, Sigmund Birth - Death : 1859-1931 Nationality : Hungarian
Sigmund Vajda produced genre paintings and frescoes after studying painting in Budapest and participated in decoration works in the Hungarian parliament and several churcHes.
Vajda, Julia Birth - Death : 1913- Nationality : Hungarian
Julia Vajda, married to Lajos Vajda, worked as a Surrealist painter and belonged to the Szentendre Hungarian group.
Valckx, Petrus Birth - Death : 1920- Nationality : Belgian
Valckx was a painter of landscapes and still lifes and produced drawings in a hyperrealist style. One of his works is on display at the Negev Museum in Dimona.
Valdberg, Haim Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : Israeli?
Sculptor. Valdberg notably produced copper and brass relief pieces.
Valdes, Leal Juan de Birth - Death : 1622-1690 Nationality : Spanish
Valdes-Leal painted a few biblical scenes during his career.
Valdstyn-Karlinsky, Jiri Birth - Death : 1894-1971 Nationality : Czech
Valdstyn-Karlinsky was deported in 1941 to Therensienstadt, where he produced some ghetto scenes.
Valenti, Italo Birth - Death : 1912-1995 Nationality : Italian
Abstract painter. Valenti studied at the Academy in Venice and at the Brera Academy in Milan. A co-founder of the “Corrente” group, he exhibited his works from 1932 in Italy. He first produced lyrical paintings and turned to abstraction after the Second World War. One of his works is on permanent display at the Tel Aviv Museum.
Valentin, Jean de Boulogne Birth - Death : 1591-1632 Nationality : French
Valentin painted some biblical scenes during his career.