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Maxim Kopf

 (1892 - 1958)
Maxim Kopf was active/lived in New York / Austria.  Maxim Kopf is known for mod figure, landscape and religious painting.

Maxim Kopf

The following, submitted May 2005, is from Louis Marano, who wrote: "I am in possession (minus its cover) of the February, 1945, issue of Ladies Home Journal -- Vol. LXII, No. 2. The Contents page has a photo of Kopf in front of a painting of a black man. Below the photo is the text:

Maxim Kopf, who painted our cover design, says, "I never wanted to be anything but a painter, an ambition in which I received no encouragement whatever from my family. But my father finally allowed me to enter the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, whose entrance examinations I had already secretly taken and passed. During the last war I fought in a Czech regiment (with little enthusiasm but some honor) for His Majesty's Austro-Hungarian Empire. I got out   ...  Displaying 750 of 1478 characters.

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About  Maxim Kopf

Born:  1892 - Czechoslavakia
Died:   1958
Known for:  mod figure, landscape and religious painting