(1906 - 1986)
Abba Fenichel was active/lived in Israel, Poland. Abba Fenichel is known for book illustration, figure and landscape painting.
Biography Abba Fenichel
Abba Fenichel (1906 - 1986) (1)
Abba Fenichel was born in the town of Mielec, Poland, in November 1906. His artistic bent was already evident in his childhood; he painted and also played the violin, and eventually attended the Art Academy of Krakow. Fenichel spent the years of the Second World War in the USSR, involved in painting, music, and the theatre.
In 1945 he returned to Poland, where he illustrated books and was appointed Chief Illustrator for the Jewish Historical Committee's publications branch. Following an exhibition in Krakow, several of his works were acquired by the art collection of the national museum there.
In early 1948, Fenichel sailed to Mandate Palestine aboard the illegal immigration ship She'a
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