Alex Fasini (Shaul Feinsilber)

Born Odessa, Ukraine (1892 - ?)

Alex Fasini studied at the Art Academy of Odessa with the Impressionist painter of Greek origin, Costandi. Arriving in Paris in 1922, Fasini engaged in both painting and photography. He exhibited his paintings at the Salon des Tuileries and other Parisian galleries, and his photographs at the 1937 Paris World's Fair.

Fasini was arrested on July 20, 1942, and sent to the concentration camp at Drancy and from there to Auschwitz, where he died.

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Alex Fasini (Shaul Feinsilber)
Alex Fasini (Shaul Feinsilber)
Still Life with Pears
oil on canvas, 50.5x65.5 cm.