(1893 - 1978)
Abraham Rattner was active/lived in New York, Pennsylvania / France. Abraham Rattner is known for cubist figure-genre and non objective painting.
Abraham Rattner, known for his rich, Rouault-like color, was born in
1893 in Poughkeepsie, New York. Though he would later meet Claude Monet when
studying in Paris, Rattner was temperamentally and stylistically
attuned to Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso.
combining study of architecture at George Washington University,
Washington, D.C., with painting classes at the Corcoran School of Art,
he quickly decided to concentrate on painting.
In light of his
later segmented style, and given the fragmented, patchy nature of
camouflage in his breaking up the contours of forms on canvas, it is
interesting that Rattner would have been a specialist in camouflage for
the army during World War I.
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