Eugene Spiro

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Eugene Spiro, born Eugen Spiro (April 18, 1874 in Breslau, Silesia – September 26, 1972 in New York City) was a German and American painter.

He was born to a Jewish family in Breslau.[1] In 1904 Spiro was briefly married to the famous actress Tilla Durieux, who later married the important art dealer Paul Cassirer. His younger sister was the painter Baladine Klossowska.[2][3] The French painter Balthus was his nephew.


  1. ^ History, Center for Jewish. "CJH Digital Collections".
  2. ^ Riley, Charles A. (3 April 2018). "Aristocracy and the Modern Imagination". UPNE. p. 207 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ Rewald, Sabine; Balthus (3 April 1984). "Balthus". Metropolitan Museum of Art. p. 11 – via Google Books.

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