Oil on Canvas

Maryan S. Maryan spent the majority of his artistic career painting solitary grotesque figures, many with hoods, animal ears, and explosions of innards. These “personnages,” as he called them, reflect the horror and trauma of his wartime experiences.

Maryan S. Maryan was born Pinchas Burstein in Nowy-Sącz, Poland, in 1927.

This light-filled synagogue scene was painted by a Jewish artist who exhibited with the Impressionists.

Artist Jacques Emile Edouard Brandon (1831-1897) was born in Bordeaux, France, to parents of