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KISCHKA, Isis (1908 - 1973), Painter, illustrator, ceramicist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KISCHKA, Isis (1908 - 1973), Painter, illustrator, ceramicist

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1908, in Paris; died December 1973, in Montmorency.

Painter, illustrator, ceramicist. Landscapes, still-lifes, flowers. Designs for tapestries.

[not available online]Isis Kischka's parents were Russian. He taught himself to paint while working in another profession. In 1941 he was arrested by the Gestapo and imprisoned until 1944. He took part in artistic propaganda activities at St-Denis, where he lived.

Reference Entry.  378 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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