Adolf (Adi) Adler
(1917 - 1996)
Adolf (Adi) Adler was active/lived in Israel. Adolf Adler is known for war victim figure, genre and landscape painting.
Biography Adolf (Adi) Adler
Adolf Adler (1917-1996) is a Romanian Jewish painter known for his figure, genre and landscape paintings and his aching images of the Holocaust realized in oil, watercolor, acrylic, charcoal, and felt-tipped pen.
Adler was born in the ancient Hungarian city of Satu-Mare in Northern Transylvania (now Romania) on the eve of the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He began painting as a youth and moved with his family in 1936 to Cluj where he studied painting under Professor Mohi Sandor (1902-1974).
During the Second World War, Adler was deported by the Hungarians in 1942 to a forced labour camp in the Ukraine. Escaping to Russia in 1944, he was imprisoned by the Soviets. Following his release in 1945, he returned to Cluj t
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