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Arthur Szyk

 (1894 - 1951)
Arthur Szyk was active/lived in Connecticut / Poland.  Arthur Szyk is known for illustrator-illuminator, cartoons.

Arthur Szyk

Arthur Szyk (b. 1894 / d. 1951)

Arthur Szyk was born in Lódz, Poland to a Jewish family on June 16, 1894.  During this time Lodz was under Russian rule.

Sent to Paris, France in 1909, by his father, Szyk studied at Académie Julian. Despite being exposed to modern art/artist, Szyk kept his works in traditional ways.  During 1912 and 1914 the teenage artist produced numerous political themed drawings and caricatures that were published in the Lódz satirical magazine Smiech.

Returning back to Poland in 1913, Szyk continued his studies at Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków (under Austrian rule at that time).  At the beginning of 1914, Szyk and a group and other Polish-Jewish artists and writers organi  ...  Displaying 750 of 2869 characters.

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About  Arthur Szyk

Born:  1894 - Lodz, Poland
Died:   1951
Known for:  illustrator-illuminator, cartoons