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CHANA ORLOFF (1888 - 1968), Sculptor, draughtswoman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHANA ORLOFF (1888 - 1968), Sculptor, draughtswoman, engraver

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Russian, 20th century, female.

Born 12 July 1888, in Tsare-Constantinowska; died 18 December 1968, in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Sculptor, draughtswoman, engraver. Figures, nudes, portraits, animals.

Chana Orloff's family left Russia in 1904, fleeing anti-Semitic persecution and after their house had been burned down. The family settled in Jaffa. She herself moved to Paris in 1910 where she met painters and poets in Montparnasse like

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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