Lipchitz, Jacques

(1891-1973)
   American sculptor. He was born in Lithuania and in 1925 became a French citizen. He left Paris in 1940 and settled in the US. In his work he often utilized biblical episodes and themes taken from Jewish life and history.

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  • LIPCHITZ, JACQUES — (Chaim Jacob; 1891–1973), U.S. sculptor. He was born in Druskieniki, Lithuania. He attended school in Bialystok and in 1909 went to Paris, where he adopted the name Jacques. There he studied and became a French citizen in 1925. In 1930 he had a… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Lipchitz, Jacques — orig. Chaim Jacob Lipchitz born Aug. 10, 1891, Druskininkai, Lithuania, Russian Empire died May 26, 1973, Capri, Italy Lithuanian born French sculptor, he was also active in the U.S. Trained as an engineer in Vilnius, he turned to sculpture after …   Universalium

  • Lipchitz, Jacques — orig. Chaim Jacob Lipchitz (10 ago. 1891, Druskininkai, Lituania, Imperio ruso–26 may. 1973, Capri, Italia). Escultor francés nacido en Lituania. Realizó parte de su obra en EE.UU. Se formó como ingeniero en Vilnius, pero se reorientó hacia la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Lipchitz,Jacques — Lip·chitz (lĭpʹshĭts), Jacques. 1891 1973. Russian born French sculptor who was associated with the cubists. His works include Rape of Europa (1941) and Prayer (1943). * * * …   Universalium

  • Lipchitz, Jacques —  (1891–1973) French sculptor …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Lipchitz, Jacques (Chaim Jacob) — (1891–1973)    US sculptor. Lipchitz left his native Lithuania to study in Paris, where he lived until the Nazi invasion. He then settled in Hastings on the Hudson, outside New York. His earlier work was strongly influenced by cubism and African… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Jacques Lipchitz — La alegría de vivir (1927), en el Museo de Israel en Jerusalén Nombre de nacimiento Chaïm Ja …   Wikipedia Español

  • Jacques Lipchitz — Mother and Child, bronze sculpture by Jacques Lipchitz, 1930, Honolulu Academy of Arts Birth name …   Wikipedia

  • Jacques — /zhahk/, n. a male given name, French form of Jacob or James. * * * (as used in expressions) Jacques Fournier Besson Jacques Bossuet Jacques Bénigne Brel Jacques Brissot de Warville Jacques Pierre Callot Jacques Cartier Jacques Chirac Jacques… …   Universalium

  • Jacques — (as used in expressions) Amboise, Jacques d Jacques Joseph Ahearn Jean Jacques Fougère Audubon Jacques Fournier Besson, Jacques Bossuet, Jacques Bénigne Brel, Jacques Brissot (de Warville), Jacques Pierre Callot, Jacques Cartier, Jacques Chirac,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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