(1884 - 1930)
Samuel Halpert was active/lived in New York, Michigan / France. Samuel Halpert is known for painting-landscape, cityscape, interiors.
Biography Samuel Halpert
Born in Bialystok, Russia, (now northeastern Poland) Samuel Halpert
emigrated to the United States in 1890 with his parents when he was age
five. He was raised in the Lower East Side tenement area with other
East European Jewish immigrants. One of his adult friends at that time
was sculptor Jacob Epstein who took him to art museums, and encouraged
his artistic talents and interests.
During the 1890s, he
lived on and off in Paris. He studied at the National Academy of Design
in New York with J Carroll Beckwith, who raised funds to send Halpert
to Paris where he studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts with Leon Bonnat.
He also studied at the Academie Julian with Jean Paul Laurens, but left the school
to "learn o
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