Where Soutine Started His Journey

  • Jolanta Širkaitė
Keywords: Chaïm Soutine, Schraga Faibich Zarfin, Michel Kikoïne, Smilavichy, Minsk, Yakov Krieger’s Drawing School, Vilnius Drawing School, Ivan Trutnev, Ivan Rybakov


The article presents the first years of Chaïm Soutine, the remarkable artist of the École de Paris. The reconstruction of the facts of his life in Smilavichy and the years of art education in Minsk and Vilnius is based on the bibliography about the artist and the recollections of the artists who were close to Soutine in his youth.
Visual Art