Pann (Pfefferman), Abel

(1883-1963)
   Israeli artist, of Russian origin. He trained in Vienna and Paris. In 1913 he moved to Palestine, where he was a teacher at the Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts. His paintings depict Bible stories and scenes of Israeli settlement life.

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  • PANN, ABEL — (Abba Pfefferman; 1883–1963), Israeli painter and draftsman. Pann was born in Kreslawka in the Vitebsk region of White Russia. Although his father Nahum was a rabbi and the head of a yeshivah, he did not object to his son becoming a painter, and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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