Born in Widdin, Bulgaria, as Julius Pincas, he was raised in Bucharest, Rumania; he later adopted the name Jules Pascin, under which all his paintings are known
1914 – 1920
Lived in America and became a United States citizen to escape military service in France
Returned to Paris, and from there, traveled throughout Europe and North Africa
1905 – 1929
Worked as a satirical cartoonist for a Munich weekly
Suffering depression and alcoholism, he committed suicide on the eve of a prestigious solo show by slitting his wrists and hanging himself in his studio in Montmartre


Nadine NIESZAWER ”Peintres juifs de l’Ecole de Paris 1905-1939” Editions Denoël Paris 2000