Archive | January, 2016

Etchings by Lucien Madrassi

Madrassi was a skilled draughtsman and printmaker and in 1924 he went to Krakow to begin work on a suite of etchings depicting the lives of Polish, Ukrainian and Russian Jews in the Pale of Settlement.

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Jacob Kramer drawing

December was a busy month and we were pleased to acquire ‘Sarah’, a ┬ábeautiful pastel and charcoal drawing (circa 1920) by Jacob Kramer. Jacob Kramer was born in Russia in 1892 into an artistic middle-class Jewish family. He immigrated to Leeds with his family in 1900. He was awarded a scholarship to Leeds School of […]

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