Auction 12 УКРАИНСКОЕ, РОССИЙСКОЕ ИСКУССТВО XIX-XXI ВВ.
25.09.2010

Lot 163

SHAPIRO Jacob (1897-1972)

«Ворота в море", 1950
paper, gouache
4 000 - 5 000
Shapiro Jacob (1897-1972) - painter. He painted portraits, genre paintings and interiors. Born in Daugavpils, Latvia. He studied at art schools in Kharkiv (1915) and Kiev (1918). Supervised drawing school in Odessa (1919). He came to Petrograd, continued his studies at State Art Institute and supervised children's art school (1921). He studied set design in Petrograd and Moscow theaters (1920). He participated in exhibitions (since 1922). Published a book of memoirs about life in the famous 1920 artists colony «La Ruche» (1960). Presented at the National Museum of Modern Art in Paris and the Art Institute of Chicago.

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