Anatolii Kaplan

Каплан, Анатолий Львович

Graphic artist

Born Rogachëv (Gomel), 28 December 1902

Died Leningrad, 3 July 1980

   

Kaplan started drawing in Rogachev 1918. He studied at Academy of Arts in Petrograd / Leningrad 1921-26. Between 1927 and 1937 he travelled throughout the USSR. In 1937 he got a commission to design the Jewish department of the Leningrad Ethnographical Museum. First lithographs 1937-1940 in the series Kasrilovka. During the war he was, with his family evacuated to the northern Ural. 1944 return to Leningrad. Start of the series Leningrad during the days of the blockade. From 1953 he took up working with the literary works of Sholem Aleichem. From 1967 on he also worked with ceramics. In 1974 he started Rogachev, a series of etchings.

 

1959

 

1961-

 

 

1967-68

 

 

1969

 

 

1972

 

1975-1978

 

1977-79

   

 

1981

 

1983-84

   

 

1989

 

 

1990

 

 

1995

 

 

2007

 

2013-14

 

 

2016