Aberdam Alfred

Alfred Aberdam - Personal data
Date of birth: 14th May 1894
Place of birth: Lwów
Date of death: 3rd December 1963

Abraham Alfred, (Lviv, 14 May 1894 – Paris, 3 Dec. 1963) – painter, sculptor, member of the Plastycy Nowocześni (Modern Fine Artists) group. He studied at the Fine Arts Academy in Munich and Cracow and under the supervision of A. Arkhipenko in Berlin. Since 1923 he lived in Paris, where he regularly exhibited his works while participating in the artistic life in Poland. His work was connected with the École de Paris circles; in his paintings, he mostly focused on form and colour. He painted landscapes, still life, portraits and figural compositions, often with mythological and Biblical figures (Riders of the Apocalypse, The Good Samaritan, Three Graces).

Renata Piątkowska

Source: J. Tomaszewski, A. Żbikowski, Żydzi w Polsce. Dzieje i kultura, (2001)

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