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Veinbaum Abraham (1890 - 1943)

A Ukrainian artist that lived abroad. Born in the town of Kamyanetz-Podilskyi, now Khmelnytsky region. He spent his childhood spent in Lodz, then moved to Krakow where he studied at the Academy of Arts. Later he continued his education in Odessa. Since 1910 he had lived in Paris. He painted portraits, still lifes and cityscapes. A lot of his works was devoted to the Bible subjects and scenes from the Jewish life. In 1922 he took part in the 1st International art exhibition in D_sseldorf. Exhibited his works in the Autumn and the Tuileries Salons. Held several solo exhibitions. He was a notable figure in Montparnasse. At the beginning of World War II he joined the French army. In 1940 he escaped with his family to Marseilles. Perished in Auschwitz.

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Auction 6 Lot 67

«Music teacher», IInd quarter 20thC
cardboard, gouache; 5042

Price: 6 500 - 9000 $