Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita | the artist




The artist Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita
Born June 6 1868, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Died Febr 11 1944 Auschwitz.

Style and technique of the artist: Printmakers, Drawing,

Teacher of M.C. Escher


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Woodcut, Mesquita is one of the most important Dutch artists working in this medium.
He was the teacher of M.C. Escher.

These days, Jessurun de Mesquita (1868-1944) is known principally for his association with one of his pupils, M.C. Escher. He is also well-known in the Netherlands for his crisp woodcuts of animals in Amsterdamís Artis zoo…


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