(1898 - 1957)
Saul Yaffie was active/lived in Scotland, France. Saul Yaffie is known for painting, poster design.
Biography Saul Yaffie
Saul Yaffie, a.k.a. Paul Jeffay
Saul Yaffie was born in Blythswood, Glasgow on 29 April 1898. His mother was Kate Yaffie, and his father, Bernard Yaffie, was a master tailor. Like many Russian Jews, Kate and Bernard Yaffie fled persecution in Russia during a wave of anti-Jewish pogroms triggered by the assassination of Tsar Alexander II in 1881.
Saul's father was naturalized as a British citizen by the time that Saul himself was three; a Bernard Yaffie is recorded as living at Abbotsford Place in the old Gorbals, where the young Saul spent the early years of his childhood. The Yaffies were not unique in their situation: the Gorbals was the centre of Scotland's Jewish community and home to a large prop
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