Alexander Altman

Born: 1885, Sobolyovka (Kiev Province)
Died: 1950, Nemours (near Paris)

Painter. Born in Sobolyovka in Kiev Province (1885). In service in Odessa (from 1896). Moved to Paris (c. 1905), where he studied under A. V. Bougros and G. M. Bochet at the Académie Rodolphe Julian (mid-1900s). Independently made copies in the Louvre and painted Impressionist landscapes. Held an exhibition of Russian artists with D. Witgoff and Naoum Aronson in Paris, where the Luxembourg Museum acquired two of his canvases. Died in Nemours near Paris (1950). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1908). Contributed to the Salon d’Automne (1908–24), Salon des Indépendants (1910s), Salon des Tuileries (1920s), Vladimir Izdebsky Salon in Odessa, Kiev, St Petersburg and Riga (1909–10) and a one-man show in Paris (1908).

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