Simon Lissim

Лиссим, Семен Михайлович

Painter, designer, graphic artist

Born Kiev, 24 October 1900

Died Naples, (Florida), 10 May 1981

 

Lissim graduated 1919 from the Naumenko gymnasium and studied at the A.S. Monko art school in Kiev. In 1919 he emigrated via Bulgaria and Jugoslavia to Berlin, where he studied at the Reiman Kunstschule. In 1921 he went from Wiesbaden to London and Paris. From 1923 on he designed for the theatre in Le Havre and from 1924 he designed for the Sèvres and Limoges porcelain factories. In 1940 he emigrated to the USA. From1944 to1971 he taught at the City College, New York.

 

1927-28

 

 

1933-34

 

 

1936

 

1941-42

 

 

1943-45

   

 

1946

   

 

1949

   

 

1951-52

 

 

1953-54

     

 

1955

 

1958

 

1962

 

1965-66

 

 

1970

 

1975

 

1977

 

1979