Chaïm Soutine “Parisian Suburb”

Parisian Suburb

Oil on canvas • Expressionism • 75 x 61 cm • c.1919 • Private Collection

Self Portrait

Chaïm Soutine

Russian painter
was born in Smilavichy in the Minsk Governorate of the Russian Empire (present-day Belarus)

January 13, 1893

His style: Abstract Expressionism

Check my tribute to this great artist here: Chaïm Soutine


34 replies »

  1. thanks for enlightening me as to this artist (my scant knowledge is being gradually broadened with your ‘birthday’ posts) – I’ve left my comment on your expansive tribute

  2. What an interesting painting. It always amazes me how artists see and portray things.
    It also amazes me how many artists do self-portraits. Must be something they are compelled to do.
    Have you ever done yours, Marina?

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