Théo Tobiasse (1927–2012), born in Jaffa in Mandatory Palestine, present-day Israel, was a French painter, illustrator, and sculptor. He began his career as a graphic designer in Paris and also created tapestries, stage sets, and window decorations foe Hermès.After receiving the Dorothy Gould Prize in 1961, he began painting full time and exhibited in numerous cites, including Geneva, Montreal, Tokyo, London, Zurich, Los Angeles, and New York. He also developed a personal iconography and explored themes of exile and the Holocaust. In 1976, he moved his studio to Saint-Paul-de-Vence and continued to explore lithography, pottery, sculpture, and engraving. He later experimented with new techniques, including mixed media on paper, collage, acrylic, and oil pastels.