ARTUR SZYK | JOSEPH AND HIS BROTHERS IN EYGPT
Property from the family of Jacob Luttenberg
1894 - 1951
JOSEPH AND HIS BROTHERS IN EYGPT
signed A. Schick and dated Lodz 1916 (upper right)
executed in 1916
pastel, ink and graphite on paper
8 by 19 in.
20.3 by 48.5 cm.
This work is on paper laid down on board.
This work is in good condition. The paper is slightly yellowed with minor surface dust. The edges are slightly frayed and there are minor abrasions and a few losses scattered as well as one 2 cm. horizontal scratch by the center of the left edge.
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A gift directly from the artist circa 1920-1930
Thence by descent
This early and important work is from the collection of Mr. Jacob Luttenberg who was a close friend and patron of the artist. Mr. Luttenberg was recognized by Yaacov Herzog in 1952 and again in 1957 for his essential contribution in rescuing Jewish children and helping them escape Poland in 1946 during the horrendous Pogroms against Holocaust survivors returning to their homes after the war.