Julo Levin (1901 Szczecin – 1943 Auschwitz) – expressionist painter of Jewish origin, graduate from the Academy of Art in Munich and Düsseldorf. He applied various painting techniques (oil paint, watercolour, gouache) and he was also a printmaker. Among others he painted landscapes of his hometown Szczecin. Levin’s most famous work was Hiob, created under the influence of his
prison experiences and the news about putting his friend to torture. In 1933 he was qualified as “degenerated” artist and
was banned from artistic work. In 1943 he was transported to Auschwitz concentration camp.