Pagani, Herbert Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : Italian
Pailes, Isaac Birth - Death : 1895-1978 Nationality : Ukrainian
Pailes took an interest in sculpture and engraving at 13 and frequented in 1910 the Academy in Kiev where he met I. Ryback and Max Kaganovitch, who was to become his dealer forty years later. He arrived in Paris in 1913 and after coming back to Kiev a year later, he was drafted into the Russian Army. Pailes however, soon deserted and sought refuge in Turkey before returning in 1919 to France, where he befriended Kikoine and Isaac Dobrinsky. He then gave up sculpture for painting in 1920 and took part in many Salons in Paris showing landscapes and still lives. During the Second World War, Pailes lived in hiding in the Pyrenees and in the Auvergne regions before joining a French Resistance group of fighters. Back in Paris, after the war he started to paint abstract works in 1948.
Palanski Abraham. S Birth - Death : 1890-? Nationality : Polish then American
Painter. Shortly after the outbreak of Word War Two, Palanski moved to Los Angeles where he was active until the early 1960s.
Paon-Zaharia, Paul Birth - Death : 1915- Nationality : Rumanian then Israeli
Paon-Zaharia worked as a physician and surgeon and later joined the Rumanian surrealist movement as a graphic artist. He showed his works in several one-man exhibitions from 1945 in Bucharest, London, Tel Aviv, Haifa and Paris. Paon-Zaharia's drawings represented what he called the mystery of permanent creation. He settled in Israel in 1961.
Pap, Geza Birth - Death : 1883-? Nationality : Hungarian
Pap painted animals mainly.
Parlaghy Brochfeld von Vilma, princess Elisabeth von Lwow Birth - Death : 1864-1923 Nationality : Hungarian
Vilma Parlaghy worked as a portrait painter and exhibited her works in Berlin after studying painting in Munich. She earned great success in Germany and was appointed as an Academy officer by the French government in 1894, the year she was awarded a gold medal by the Prussian emperor. Two years later, she was given a medal for art and science by the king of Wurtemberg. She painted the portraits of many European monarchs and personalities and worked in the U.S.
Pass, Giacomo de Birth - Death : 1938- Nationality : French
Born in Morocco, de Pass started to exhibit his works in France and abroad from 1957. He mostly painted female figures and worked as a sculptor using various styles.
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford de Maduro Birth - Death : 1869-1940 Nationality : American
Painter and illustrator. Ernest Peixotto studied painting in Paris and visited Spain and Portugal. He taught drawing from 1909 at the Academy of Graphic Arts in New York and headed the department of mural paintings at the Institute of Arts and Design until 1926. Ernest Peixotto exhibited his works at the Salon de Paris in 1895 as well at the Salon des Artistes Francais and illustrated many books during his career.
Peixotto, George de Maduro Birth - Death : 1859-1937 Nationality : American
Genre and portrait painter. George Peixotto studied painting in Dresden, where he exhibited his works in 1880.
Penzias, Alfred Birth - Death : 19th -20th Century Nationality : Polish
Painter in Lwow.
Perahim, S. Birth - Death : Active during the 1930s Nationality : Rumanian
Perahim produced portraits mainly.
Perelman, Mordehai Birth - Death : 1901-1955 Nationality : Russian
Painter and sculptor. See also Sculpture section
Peretz, David Birth - Death : Active during the second half of the 20th Century Nationality : Bulgarian
Painter. Peretz greatly admired Van Gogh and painted many landscapes and still life paintings during his career. He worked in Paris after leaving Bulgaria.
Peretz-Arad, Esther Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : Bulgarian then Israeli
Peretz-Arad immigrated to Palestine as a child and studied painting with Aharon Avni in 1937 in Tel Aviv. She took part in many exhibitions in Israel, in the U.S and in Russia. She was awarded the Dizengoff Prize in 1956.
Perez, Marc Birth - Death : 1955- Nationality : French
Painter. Grandson of Moses Levy and nephew of Nello Levy, Perez was born in Tunisia. He settled in France and took part in many exhibitions in Paris from 1964.
Perkins, Etta Birth - Death : 1926- Nationality : American
She took up painting as a hobby in a San Francisco Jewish home for the aged in 1995.
Perlmutter, Isaac Birth - Death : 1866-1932 Nationality : Hungarian
Perlmutter studied painting in Budapest and in Paris, where he was linked to the Postimpressionist movement. He painted views as well as interiors of peasant homes with figures in picturesque Hungarian costumes.
Perlmutter, Victor Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : American
Painter. Member of the Jewish Arts Club.
Perlmutter-Heilperin Birth - Death : 1845-? Nationality : Austrian