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Mane Katz

 (1894 - 1962)
Mane Katz was active/lived in New York / Russian Federation, Ukraine, France.  Mane Katz is known for portrait and Jewish-theme painting.

Mane Katz

Raised in an orthodox Jewish family in Russia, Mane-Katz was born in the Ukraine and became an early 20th-century artist, known especially for portraits and paintings with Jewish themes.  From childhood, he had been influenced by stories of Jewish mysticism, which was reflected in his paintings.

He had a peripatetic life between Russia, France, Israel, and America.  He first studied art in Kiev at the Beaux Arts Academy, and in 1913, went to Paris where he associated with Chaim Soutine and Marc Chagall and continued his art studies there at the Beaux Arts Academy. 

During World War I, he tried to join the Foreign Legion but was rejected because he was too short.  He went back in Russia again,  ...  Displaying 750 of 2691 characters.

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About  Mane Katz

Born:  1894 - Ukraine, Russia
Died:   1962 - Paris, France
Known for:  portrait and Jewish-theme painting