Léon Zeytline (1885 – 1962) was a Russian painter whom was born in Paris. He first studied medicine, but interrupted his studies to study fine arts.
He started depicting daily life of Paris during the 1920’s, illustrating the numerous and famous squares and boulevards.
His work is very detailed in an architectural manner with multiple personnages that makes it quite a commercial subject and in his paintings is observed the beauty of the capital and the exuberance of Parisian life during the Belle Epoque.
His characters resemble those of Toulouse-Lautrec, Degas, Manet or Renoir.
During the war, he lived in Nantes where, fascinated by the ocean, he painted seascapes, landscapes and fishermen.
He is considered a post-impressionist painter.