Chana Kowalska

Polish 🇵🇱 1899 - c.1942

Chana Kowalska was a Polish painter who painted everyday scenes that reflected her rural origins. She lived in Paris, where she produced work for Yiddish journals and was very involved with Jewish communist organizations. She was captured by the Nazis and murdered in 1942 at the Auschwitz-Birkena death camp.