Bernard ALTSCHULER

PARIS 1901 – DEPORTED TO AUSCHWITZ 1944

From his earliest childhood, Bernard Altschuler had a passion for painting and covered the walls of his bedroom with reproductions of Rembrandt’s paintings. After graduating from high school, he enrolled at the Académie Frochot, taking a special interest in portraits. In 1942, he found refuge in Nice, where he continued to paint. On March 27, 1944, he was deported on convoy number 70. He was murdered in Auschwitz. Most of his work has disappeared. His family in Paris kept some of his paintings.