(1890 - 1972)
Michael Posner Baxte was active/lived in New York / Mexico. Michael Baxte is known for modernist-leaning landscape, portrait, genre painting.
Biography Michael Baxte
Michael Posner Baxte was born in the small town of Staroselje (Strashelye in Yiddish) Belarus. For the first half of the 19th century it was a center of the Chabad movement of Hasidic Jews, but this group was gone by the middle of the 19th century. By the time the Posner family immigrated to the United States at the beginning of the twentieth century, the Jewish population numbered only several hundred.
The native language of the Posner family was Yiddish. It is likely that the death of Michael Posner’s father triggered the family’s immigration. Three older brothers arrived in New York between 1903 and 1905. Michael and his mother, Rebecca, arrived in 1907. By 1910 Michael, his mother, and b
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