Orloff, Chana

(1888-1968)
   French sculptor, of Ukrainian origin. Born in the Ukraine, her family emigrated to Palestine in 1905. She later settled in Paris. She studied at the Ecole Nationale des Arts Decoratifs and the Academie Russe, and became a member of a group of artists known as Ecole de Paris. In 1942 she fled to Switzerland and returned to Paris in 1945. In addition to drawings and sculpture, she produced public monuments in Ramat Gan and Ein Gev in Israel.

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  • ORLOFF, CHANA — (1888–1968), French sculptor. Born in Staro Konstantinov, Ukraine, Orloff left her native country at the age of 16 for Palestine, but six years later moved to Paris where she remained. She studied at the Ecole des Arts Décoratifs, and her work… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Chana Orloff — Chana Orloff, (1888, Ucrania 1968, Israel). Escultora figurativa. Mi hijo. Bronce. 1924. Contenido 1 Biografía 2 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Chana Orloff — (1888–1968) was a Ukraine born Israeli figurative sculptor. Contents 1 Biography 2 Artistic career 3 References 3.1 Bibliography …   Wikipedia

  • Orloff — may refer to: People: Chana Orloff (1888 1968), sculptor Chester Orloff, American historian, writer and professor of urban studies Jon Orloff, American physicist Monford Orloff, American businessman and philanthropist Nicholas W. Orloff, Russian… …   Wikipedia

  • Chana Orloff — Mein Sohn (1924) Lola Beer Ebner Sculpture Garden Adler …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chana Orloff — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Orloff. My Son, 1924, Musée des Beaux Arts de Tel Aviv. Chana Orloff (12 juillet 1888 Constantinovska en Ukraine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Orloff — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Orloff est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Alexandre Orloff (1899 1979), peintre d origine russe Chana Orloff (1888 1968), sculptrice juive,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Orlov — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Patronymes Orlov (masculin ; Орлов) ou Orlova (féminin ; Орлова), également Orloff (transcription désuète), est un patronyme russe, génitif… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Orlov (disambiguation) — Orlov (Орлов), also spelled Orloff in English, is a common Russian last name and originates from the Russian word: orel, meaning eagle Contents 1 People 2 Places 3 Other 4 See also …   Wikipedia

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