Wladislaw Weintraub Biography – Jacob Samuel

Władysław Weintraub (Łowicz 1891 – Treblinka 1942) studied on SSP ( School of Fine Art) in Warsaw, in Paris and in Switzerland (his teacher was Leon Bakst). After studies he came back to Poland, where he became well known stage designer of Jewish theatres. When Weintraub exhibited his landscapes, critics called them ‘original and interesting in style of the youngest’. His works refered to expressionism.

Weintraub belonged to Jewish Art Cause’s Committee and took a part in Second Exhibition of Jewish Art in 1922. The artist was connected with “Chaliastre” – futuristic group of Warsaw’s Jewish writers. He was an author of title page in „Albatros” monthly. Weintraub died in Concentration Camp in Treblinka in 1942.

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