Raphael Soyer

Painting, Visual Artist

1899 – 1987

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Who was Raphael Soyer?

Raphael Soyer was a Russian-born American painter, draftsman, and printmaker. Soyer was referred to as an American scene painter. He is identified as a Social Realist because of his interest in men and women viewed in contemporary settings which included the streets, subways, salons and artists' studios of New York City. He also wrote several books on his life and art.

His brothers Moses Soyer and Isaac Soyer were also painters.

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Born
Dec 25, 1899
Borisoglebsk
Siblings
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • National Academy of Design
  • Cooper Union
  • Art Students League of New York
Lived in
  • New York City
  • Borisoglebsk
Died
Nov 4, 1987
New York

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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