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Abraham Rattner

Born:
Poughkeepsie, New York 1895

Died:
New York, New York 1978

Active in:

  • Paris, France

Biography

Born in New York State, lived in New York City and Paris. Expressionist artist who used vivid colors to simulate (and occasionally to design) stained-glass windows; he was especially effective depicting the vulnerability of people.

Charles Sullivan, ed American Beauties: Women in Art and Literature (New York: Henry N. Abrams, Inc., in association with National Museum of American Art, 1993)