(1883 - 1963)
Abel Pann was active/lived in Israel, Latvia. Abel Pann is known for Portrait, figure, genre painting.
Biography Abel Pann
Abel Pann (1883-1963)
Born Abba Pfeffermann in Latvia or in Kreslawka, Vitebsk, Belarus, he was a European Jewish artist who spent most of his adult life in Jerusalem.
Pann studied the fundamentals of drawing for three months with the painter Yehuda Pen of Vitebsk, who also taught Marc Chagall. In his youth, he traveled in Russia and Poland, earning a living mainly as an apprentice in sign workshops. In 1898 he went south to Odessa where he was accepted into the Academy of Fine Arts. In 1903, he was in Kishinev where he documented the Kishinev pogrom with drawings; an effort that is thought to have contributed to his self-definition as an artist who chronicles Jewish history. Still in 1903,
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