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is it appropriate to mention Soutine appearing as a character in Roald Dahl's Skin?
nope. this article is very poor, about an eigth of the size it should be and full of misinformation. i am going to rewrite the whole thing shortly. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 01:02, 18 February 2008 (UTC)
I'm removing the "skin" section and have categorized the article as unreferenced Lithoderm (talk) 20:49, 2 August 2008 (UTC)
Ok, I realize Modigliani and Soutine were close but is there licensing issues? Surely we can get an example of Soutine's work into Soutine's article.Simonm223 (talk) 18:12, 16 September 2009 (UTC)
Well under standard artistic copyright law Soutine's works will not be free to publish until 2018 by my calculation - it is 75 years after the death of the creator as far as I know. That's why it would be OK with Modi but not Soutine...--126.96.36.199 (talk) 09:37, 13 November 2009 (UTC)
Actually it's 70 years or works published prior to 1923...Modernist (talk) 13:08, 13 November 2009 (UTC)
Soutine: a Jewish painter from Belarus or a Litvak painter from what is now Belarus?
DBigXray has reverted my correction back to "Jewish painter from Belarus". I would like to know the reasons. Was Soutine not a Litvak painter? He was, as the town he was born in belongs to the pale of settlement and previously to the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Did the country of Belarus exist when Soutine was born? No. Is there any documentation to prove that he self-identified himself with Belarus (let's say, like Oscar Milosz identified himself with Lithuania)? Any links or book references? Or perhaps Belarus was in existence under that name when Soutine was born? Again, any references? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Sarunas.a (talk • contribs) 21:45, 19 March 2012 (UTC)
Quote from the current edition of the article: "From 1910–1913 he studied in Vilnius at the Vilna Academy of Fine Arts." Why "Vilna" and "academy of fine arts"? Was he referring to it like that himself? Any references? If not, bearing in mind that Vilnius Art Academy (founded 1793) still exists, why not refer to it and link to its (not very accurate) English Wikipedia page? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Sarunas.a (talk • contribs) 22:27, 19 March 2012 (UTC)
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