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SCHATZ, BORIS (1866-1932).

Painter and sculptor. Born in Lithuania, his works are found in many European and American museums. His statue of Mattathias, the Hasmonean, is his best-known work in Israel. In Paris, he assisted the great Russian sculptor, Mark Antokolsky, and in Sofia he helped found the Academy of Fine Arts. Schatz’s crowning achievement was founding the Bezalel Museum and School of Art in Jerusalem in 1906.

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