Jules Pascin

(French, 1885 - 1930)

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Jules Pascin

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Biographie

Chronologie

1885
Born in Widdin, Bulgaria, as Julius Pincas, he was raised in Bucharest, Rumania. He later adopted the name, Jules Pascin, under which all his paintings are known
1905 - 1929
Worked as a satirical cartoonist for a Munich weekly.
1914 - 1920
Lived in America and became a U.S. citizen to escape military service in France.
1920
Returned to Paris, and from there, traveled throughout Europe and North Africa
1930
Suffering depression and alcoholism, he committed suicide on the eve of a prestigious solo show by slitting his wrists and hanging himself in his studio in Montmartre.

Publications

Nadine NIESZAWER ”Peintres juifs de l’Ecole de Paris 1905-1939” Editions Denoël Paris 2000