Raphael Soyer
1899–1987

Introduction

Raphael Zalman Soyer (December 25, 1899 – November 4, 1987) 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.

Wikidata identifier

Q2131415

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Introduction

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Country of birth

Russia

Roles

Artist, lithographer, painter

ULAN identifier

500009897

Names

Raphael Soyer, Rafaèl' Sojer, Soyer

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