Jacques Cytrynowicz was born in a small village near Lodz, Poland. After working in mines in Germany, he arrived in Paris in 1920. There, he lived in poverty and worked with the sculptors Bourdelle and Aronson. His sculpture shows his taste for the monumental. He exhibited his work at official Salons. In 1941, he was arrested at the demarcation line. He was deported on July 27, 1942. Convoy number 11. He was murdered by the Nazis.
Nieszawer & Princ
"Artistes juifs de l’Ecole de Paris 1905-1939"
Editons Somogy 2015