(1894 - 1986)
Charles Basil Radoff was active/lived in California, District Of Columbia / France, Russian Federation. Charles Radoff is known for floral and landscape painting, gallery owner.
Biography Charles Radoff
Xavier Basil Radoff (1894-1986) was a Russian painter. Also known as Charles Radoff, he was born on March 15, 1894 in Izmail, Bessarabia, Russia (present-day Ukraine). Born to Basil Radoff and Marta Eudokia-Radoff. He was the second son and had three sisters. His family was poor and all the family finances went toward the eldest son's education. His father died when he was very young. His mother remarried but he was never close with his stepfather.
The area he grew up in was diverse in its peoples and cultures. Radoff attained a second grade education only. He then had to start working to help support the family. He was raised in the Russian Orthodox Church. At an early age, he witnessed his mother from time to time hiding Jewish fam
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