Abel Pann

Abel Pann (Fefferman) (1883-1963), born in Latvia. Studied at the Art School in Odessa, with Yehuda Pan, a teacher of Chagall, in Paris as well as in the Grande Chaumiere, Paris. He was also a teacher in Bezalel Academy during both its design and art periods. in 1895 he moved to Vilna and worked as a lithographer. in 1921 he imported a printing machine from Vienna and began printing illustrations of the Bible which he published in 1924. his work is mostly defined by realistic interpretations of the stories of the bible in which, unlike in his European predecessors, he would incorporate the people of the land, so to speak, painting with middle eastern features, contrary to the prominent European style of biblical presentation.

© 2018 by the Engel Gallery.

13 Shlomzion Hamalka st. Jerusalem
100 Ben Yehuda st. Tel-Aviv

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