Item #CL184-58 [Rabbi Studying]. Sir Frank Brangwyn, Brit.
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[Rabbi Studying]

c1931. Drypoint, initialled in plate upper right, signed in pencil in lower margin, 16.2 x 14.9cm. Minor foxing to upper margin.

In 1931 Brangwyn illustrated the book L’Ombre de la Croix (The Shadow of the Cross) for Jérôme & Jean Tharaud, which described the lives of Jewish people in contemporary Europe. The prints illustrate the town of Belz in Poland which was a centre of pilgrimage. Brangwyn seems to have etched a majority of the plates from photographs. Ref: British Museum.

Item #CL184-58

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