Notre Dame Cathedral
Sam Ostrowsky (05/05/1886-12/26/1946) was born in Russia. He was best known as a painter who was active in America and Paris in the 1930s and 1940s. Ostrowsky is known for figure painting and still lifes. While in Paris he became a member of the Salon d'Automne, the Salon des Tuileries, and the Salon des Independants. Ostrowsky returned to the United States and settled in Chicago. He was a contributor to "Esquire" magazine. His work was exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum, the Museum of Moscow and the Art Institute of Chicago. He was awarded the Bertha Aberle Flortrowsky Memorial Prize for his painting "Union Square, New York." He died December 26, 1946 in Chicago.