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LIPCHITZ, Chaim Jacob, called Jacques (1891 - 1973), Sculptor, painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LIPCHITZ, Chaim Jacob, called Jacques (1891 - 1973), Sculptor, painter, draughtsman, engraver

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Lithuanian, 20th century, male.

Active in France from 1909 and naturalised in 1924; active in the USA from 1941 and naturalised in 1958.

Born 30 August 1891, in Druskininkai; died 27 May 1973, on Capri, Italy.

Sculptor, painter (gouache), draughtsman, engraver. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, figures.

[not available online] [not available online]Chaim Jacob Lipchitz initially studied architecture at the fine arts school in Vilnius.

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