Issai Kulvyanski

Кульвянский, Исай

Painter, sculptor

Born Ianov (Lithuania), 5 November 1892

Died London, 27 November 1970


Kulvianski studied until 1908 at the Vilnius Art School under the sculptor Antokolskii. In 1912 he studied under Liebermann at the Berlin Academy of Art. In 1913 he went to Paris and lived in 'La Ruche'. In 1918, after being a prisoner of war, Kulbianski returned to Berlin. In 1933 he emigrated to Palestine where he worked as an art teacher. In 1950 he settled in Oudeuil (France) during Summer but in Nurnberg during Winter. He died in London while travelling.