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