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Max Jacob (French: [maks ʒakɔb]; 12 July 1876 – 5 March 1944) was a French poet, painter, writer, and critic.
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Jacob contributed to the development of modern poetry in France during the early 20th century. He was an important figure during the formative period of Cubism and was a close friend of Picasso, Gris, and Apollinaire. He was active both as a writer and a painter and draftsman. Jacob converted to Christianity in 1909, though he continued to live a bohemian life until 1921 when he retired to devout seclusion in Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire, though he returned briefly to Paris in 1927, and returned to living as he had. Because of his Jewish origins, he was arrested and died in a Nazi prison in Drancy during the German occupation of France.
French, Christianity, Judaism
Artist, Author, Writer, Lithographer, Poet, Illustrator, Painter
Max Jacob, Max Cyprien Jacob, Morven, C. Max Jacob, Cyprien-Max Jacob, Max Alexandre, Jacob Max, Cyprien Max Jacob, Cyprien Max Jakob, Léon David (ps.)
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