Hiroshima Museum of Art


Chaïm SOUTINE1893-1943

A Lithuanian painter active in Paris, who was a typical artist of the École de Paris. He lived at La Ruche, a residence for struggling artists in Montparnasse, and established his original style in poverty. He continued painting expressionistically the poor people, still lifes, and such.

The Woman at the Chair
La Femme à la chaise

c.1919 oil on canvas 81.0*45.5 cm


Still Life with a White Pot and a Herring
Nature morte au pot blanc et au hareng

c.1922-23 oil on canvas 65.0*54.0 cm