(1887 - 1960)
Sam Markitante was active/lived in California / France, Russian Federation. Sam Markitante is known for floral still life, landscape, sculptor.
Photo submitted by Paul Stone
Biography Sam Markitante
The following is submitted by Paul Stone.
"Samuel Markitante" Article in the Evening Lookout Magazine- Saturday,, Nov. 25, 1972 Article by Dolores Eyler
Samuel Markitate believes fate has ruled his life.
It was fate he wasn't killed as a Russian art student prior to the Russian revolution. It was fate that brought him through World War II after three long years in concentration camps. But fate had no part in his becoming a successful artist.
"In Europe, you are surrounded by art," said Markitate, 85. "Though my relatives were all doctors, art and music filled our lives. I think I began painting in my mother's womb."
By age 6, Markitante was decorating the walls of his home with childish originals. "M
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