(1878 - 1966)
Saul Raskin was active/lived in New York / Ukraine, Israel. Saul Raskin is known for painting, illustration, printmaking, teaching.
Biography Saul Raskin
Saul Raskin (1878 - 1966) was a Russian born American artist, writer, lecturer and teacher best known for his depiction of Jewish subjects. He was born in 1878 in Nogaisk in the Russian Empire now known as Prymorsk in Ukraine. He studied lithography in Odessa and then traveled extensively in Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland visiting art schools and working as a lithographer.* Raskin immigrated to the United States arriving in New York City in 1904 or 1905.
As a Russian speaker, Raskin became fluent in Yiddish after having come into contact with the literary community of the Lower East Side neighborhood of New York.
He worked as a cartoonist and caricaturist* for a number of New York based Yiddish publications inclu
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