(1898 - 1931)
Abraham Mintchine was active/lived in Ukraine, France, Russian Federation. Abraham Mintchine is known for landscape, portrait and still life abstract painting.
Biography Abraham Mintchine
Abraham Mintchine was a School of Paris painter of landscapes, portraits and still lifes. Born in Kiev, Russia in 1898, he apprenticed to a goldsmith at the age of thirteen as an engraver, but soon afterwards also began to paint. It is believed he was a student of Alexandra Exter at the Kiev Academy.
The collapse of the Russian empire, the persecution of Jews, the pogroms and then the Soviet rule all took their toll on Mintchine's health and he developed tuberculosis.
Mintchine left Russia in 1923 and went to Berlin, where in 1925 he exhibited some paintings in a Cubist manner, and designed sets and costumes for the Jewish theatre. Penniless, he moved to Paris in 1926, where he joined the group of emigree Russian a
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