Jaques Lipchitz

Липшиц, Хаим-Якоб

Sculptor, graphic artist

Born Druskeiniki (Lithuania), 22 August 1891

Died Capri, 28 May 1973

 

Lipchitz started his career by sculpting bread. From 1909 to 1910 Lipchitz studied at the 'Ecole des Beaux Arts' under Ingalbert, later he went to study under Verlet at the 'Académie Julian'. 1924 he becomes a French citizen. The German invasion forced Lipchitz to leave France for New York. Since 1947 he lived in Hastings-on-Hudson.

 

1929

 

1947

 

1954-55

 

 

1958-59

   

 

1960

 

1963

 

1966

 

1968-69

 

 

1971

 

1973

 

1978

 

 

1979

 

 

1981

 

1996

 

1998

 

2002