Hans Josephsohn

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    • Male

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    About the artist

    1920: Was born in Kaliningrad, East Prussia
    1939: Emigrated to Zurich where he quietly spent the rest of his life creating work

    Born into a Jewish family, he fled to Italy at the age of 18 to avoid persecution in Nazi Germany. He went on to study sculpture at the Academy of Art in Florence.  Following the rise of Fascism in Italy in 1939, he emigrated to Zurich where he quietly spent the rest of his life creating work.

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