April 23, 1904|
|Died||August 26, 2001
Born in Narajów, Galicia, Austria-Hungary, he emigrated to Montreal in 1911. From 1928 to 1931, he studied art in Paris and returned to Montreal to become a full-time painter. In 2010, his work was exhibited as part of the McCord Museum's Jewish Painters of Montreal: Witnesses of Their Time, 1930-1948.
In 1978, he was awarded a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa from Concordia University. In 1990, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 1998, he was made a Knight of the National Order of Quebec.
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