Born in Russia on Feb. 9, 1879. Ziskind immigrated to the U.S. with his family in the 1880s. Settling in Chicago, he studied there at the AIC before moving to Los Angeles in 1924. He worked there as a portraitist until his demise of cancer on Jan. 26, 1932.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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