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Aaron Sopher

 (1905 - 1972)
Aaron Sopher was active/lived in Maryland, New York.  Aaron Sopher is known for genre painting, cartoons, illustration, etching.

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Aaron Sopher


Aaron Sopher (1905-1972)
 
Illustrator Aaron Sopher studied drawing at the Maryland Institute College of Art, "finding more interest in sketching the people around him than in drawing from casts," as Wilbur Harvey Hunter Jr., director of Baltimore's Peale Museum wrote in 1960 (Sopher, introduction).  While at MICA, he trained with institute director Alon Bement who was influential in training Sopher in handling the human figure in art and who tolerated Sopher's unconventional style and choice of subject matter.  When a new Institute director, Hans Schuler, came on board in 1925, he did not award Sopher a diploma because of his frequent absences and lack of discipline.  Later, as an established Baltimore illustrator  ...  Displaying 750 of 5182 characters.



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About  Aaron Sopher

Born:  1905 - Baltimore, Maryland
Died:   1972 - Baltimore, Maryland
Known for:  genre painting, cartoons, illustration, etching