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Samuel Halpert

 (1884 - 1930)
Samuel Halpert was active/lived in New York, Michigan / France.  Samuel Halpert is known for painting-landscape, cityscape, interiors.

Samuel Halpert

Born in Bialystok, Russia, (now northeastern Poland) Samuel Halpert emigrated to the United States in 1890 with his parents when he was age five.  He was raised in the Lower East Side tenement area with other East European Jewish immigrants. One of his adult friends at that time was sculptor Jacob Epstein who took him to art museums, and encouraged his artistic talents and interests.

During the 1890s, he lived on and off in Paris.  He studied at the National Academy of Design in New York with J Carroll Beckwith, who raised funds to send Halpert to Paris where he studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts with Leon Bonnat.  He also studied at the Academie Julian with Jean Paul Laurens, but left the school to "learn o  ...  Displaying 750 of 5830 characters.

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About  Samuel Halpert

Born:  1884 - Bialystok, Russia
Died:   1930 - Detroit, Michigan
Known for:  painting-landscape, cityscape, interiors