Soutine, Chaim

(1893-1943)
   French painter. Born in Similovitchi, Lithuania, he studied in the School of Fine Arts in Vilna and later went to Paris. He shared rooms with Amedeo Modigliani. With the Nazi occupation, he fled to a small French village and continued painting.

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  • SOUTINE, CHAIM — (1893–1943), Russian French painter. Soutine was born at Smilovitchi in Lithuania, the tenth of eleven children of a poor tailor. Chaim was interested in nothing but drawing, and at the age of fourteen he ran away, first   to Minsk, then to Vilna …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Soutine, Chaim — (1894–1943)    French painter. Soutine was a compulsive painter, driven to express his inner tensions in thick impasto paint and tormented forms. This urge seized him from earliest childhood, and in the most unlikely surroundings. He was the… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Soutine, Chaim — (1894 1943)    painter    Born in ghetto in Smilovitchi, Lithuania, the 10th child of a poor family, Chaim Soutine worked for a photographer and studied art in Minsk and Vilna, Russia (1910) before leaving for France. Arriving in Paris (1913), he …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Soutine, Chaim — born 1893/94?, Smilovichi, near Minsk, Russian Empire died Aug. 9, 1943, Paris, Fr. Russian born French painter. After studying art in Vilnius, he went to Paris in 1913 to study at the École des Beaux Arts. An art dealer enabled him to paint for… …   Universalium

  • Soutine,Chaim — Sou·tine (so͞o tēnʹ), Chaim. 1893 1943. Lithuanian born French expressionist painter whose works are often disturbing presentations of distorted figures and gruesome subjects. Among his paintings are Side of Beef (1925) and The Head Valet (1928) …   Universalium

  • Soutine, Chaim — ► (1894 1943) Pintor expresionista francés. Sus retratos y paisajes muestran su carácter angustiado y la inquietud de su espíritu. Autor de Catedral de Chartres. * * * (¿1893/94?, Smilovichi, cerca de Minsk, Imperio ruso–9 ago. 1943, París,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Soutine, Chaim —    см. Сутин, Хаим …   Энциклопедический словарь экспрессионизма

  • Soutine — Soutine, Chaim …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Chaim Soutine — Chaïm Soutine Chaïm Soutine est un peintre français né en Biélorussie dans le village de Smilovitchi, près de Minsk en 1893[1]. Il est mort à Paris, le 9 août 1943. Il a développé précocement une vision et une technique de peinture très …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Soutine — Chaïm Soutine Chaïm Soutine est un peintre français né en Biélorussie dans le village de Smilovitchi, près de Minsk en 1893[1]. Il est mort à Paris, le 9 août 1943. Il a développé précocement une vision et une technique de peinture très …   Wikipédia en Français

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