Shtetl Life: The Nathan and Faye Hurvitz Collection.
by Helzel, Florence B.
Judah L. Magnes Museum
Royal octavo, paper covers, 156 pp., b/w illustrations
With an Essay by Steven J. Zipperstein. A wide range [of shtetl] activity, both secular and spiritual, is illustrated in the seventy-five works [illustrated here]. Tradtion, religion, family, and community are recurring theme4s. Scenes of Shabbat, ritual, occupations, personal hardships, and vivid character studies of scholars and rabbis afford a fascinating glimpse into a world that had existed for centuries...Most of the fifty-two artists were born in a shtetl or born to shtel parents...." Artist include Budko, Chagall, Sigmund Forst, Todros Geller, Gropper, Peter Krasnow, Ephraim Moshe Lilien, Louis Lozowick, Abel Pann, Lionel Reiss, Ryback, Ilya Schor, oulouse Lautrec, Max Weber and Solomon Yudovkin.
Language: Judah L. Magnes Museum Publications
Edition: First Edition
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 29407