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Nahum Tschacbasov

Biography

Born:
Baku, Russia 1899
Died:
New York, New York 1984

Painter, graphic artist. Originally an accountant and efficiency expert, Tschacbasov turned to painting in 1930 and specialized in encaustic. His style was expressionistic and colorful with subjects ranging from the social conditions of his day to animals rendered in a whimsical, fantastic style.

(source: http://americanart.si.edu/collections/search/artist/?id=4870)

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