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Born in 1899, Max Busyn was a Polish-Israeli painter and graphic artist who studied at the Art Academy of Dresden from 1922-1923. He lived in Berlin from 1929-1933 then emigrated to Palestine. Busyn created murals for the Jewish seniors' home in Berlin. Busyn's works, originally part of the collection in the Jewish Museum in Berlin, have been lost since World War II. Busyn was briefly influenced by Otto Dix.
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Busyn, Max, 1899-1976: Mother with gas mask, 1939, Leo Baeck Institute Art and Objects Collection, 80.220.
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