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Bidding Information
Lot #    15431
Auction End Date    9/5/2006 10:36:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Group of six lithographs
Title (Hebrew)    three hand colored by the artist
Author    Saul Raskin
City    New York
Publication Date    c. 1930-40
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Six lithographs, 280:390 mm., all signed and titled in pencil by Raskin, black and white, 3 hand colored by the artist.
          
Detailed
Description
   Saul Raskin (18861966), artist. Born in Nogaisk, Russia, Raskin studied painting at different art schools in Europe and in 1904 went to the U.S. Raskin worked in many media and was known for his draftsmanlike attention to detail and his realistic approach. He painted mostly scenes of Jewish life and lore, especially Jewish life on the East Side of New York. His trips to Palestine yielded a series of paintings of Jewish life there, among them 20 lithographs on Jerusalem. Raskin also illustrated many Hebrew texts, e.g., Pirkei Avot (1940); the Haggadah (1941); Psalms (1942); the Siddur (1945); the Kabbalah, called Kabbalah in Word and Image (1952), and other works of Jewish context, such as Hebrew Rhapsody (1959).
          
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Associated Images
6 Images (Click thumbnail to view full size image):
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
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