Pascin, Jules, 1885-1930

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1885-03-31
Death 1930-06-05
Americans
French

Biographical notes:

Jules Pascin, artist, was born on March 31, 1885 in Widden, Bulgaria as Julius Pincas. He moved to Paris in 1905 and changed his name. He became an American citizen in 1914 and lived in New York for the duration of World War I. He was married to Hermine David. He returned to Paris in 1920, shortly after it was reopened to civilian travel. He went back to the United States in 1927 to retain his American citizenship. He was well-known in America and in Europe for his sketches and paintings. He committed suicide in 1930.

From the guide to the Pascin correspondence MS 0024., [19--], (Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections)

Painter; Paris, France and Brooklyn, New York.

From the description of Jules Pascin postcard to Samuel Wood Gaylor, 1916 July. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86122966

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Subjects:

  • Art--French (?)--Reproductions
  • Painters, French--Correspondence
  • Arts, French
  • Painters

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  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)