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Altman Nathan Isaevich
(18891970)

Painter, graphic artist, sculptor. He studied at the Odessa College of Art. In 1910 he travelled to Paris, where he became known for his painting "A Jewish Funeral". From 1914 he lived in Petrograd, where he took part in the "World of Art" exhibitions. At the same time he was one of the organisers of the Society for the encouragement of Jewish Artists. In 191828 he worked as an artist in Jewish theatres, including "Gabima", and in GOSET. From 1928 to 1935 he lived in Paris. He became famous as an illustrator of the works of Isaac Babel, Sholom Aleichem and other Jewish writers.

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