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Chaim Soutine

It is 120 years since the birth of the great Expressionist painter. Born near Minsk he lived most of his life in Paris. His works influenced Western artists for decades after his death in 1943.

Image: La Jeune Anglaise. Credit: Musee de l'Orangerie, Paris.

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