Sunday 24 August 2014


MOYSHE APELBOYM (April 15, 1887-January 2, 1931)
Born in Amshinov (Mszczonów), Poland.  He studied in religious elementary school and in design school in Kalish.  He studied painting in Vienna, Amsterdam, Paris, and London, graduating from a trade school in Liverpool.  From 1920, he was living in Warsaw where he arranged numerous exhibitions of his paintings.  He decorated the auditorium of the Jewish Literary Association at 13 Tłomackie Street.  He wrote articles on art in: Tsayt (Times) in London, Moment (Moment) and Literarishe bleter (Literary leaves) in Warsaw.  After his death an anthology concerning his work and activities was published: Moyshe apelboym, zayn lebn un shafn (Moyshe apelboym, his life and works), compiled by Chaim Goldberg (Warsaw, 1931), with articles by Chaim Goldberg, Dr. Otto Shneyd, and H. Veber.

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