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GOLDBERG, Abraham.

Dix Dessins de la Vie Juive.

[The Life of the Jewess].

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Paris, 'Le Triangle', 1930

A rare suite of ten duo-tone prints in pink wash by Goldberg in his characteristically dark and sparse style.
Abraham Goldberg (1906-1980) was a Jew of Polish extraction and holocaust survivor who has been called the Jewish Rembrandt. His themes included Jewish life, family and characters of the East-European Jewry, depicting the Jewish staitel, which was no longer in existence. He studied painting in the United States and in Paris, but mostly worked in Israel.
Each plate tipped onto card stock and numbered in lower left hand corner and signed by the artist in the lower right hand corner. Copy number 41 of an edition of 100.
Rare! No copies in OCLC of either this or the second edition of 1934, which was published in an edition of 500.



First edition. Portfolio, 57 x 39 cm; original creme coloured boards with paste down on front board and ribbon ties. No. 41 out of an edition of 100. Boards soiled and rubbed, pencil inscription to upper left hand corner of front board, fraying to corners and board edges. 10 plates; some light tanning to outer margins of a few plates, lower left corner of one plate dog eared, with tissue guards heavily wrinkled, but plates overall clean and bright with minimal wear. A good copy.


Stock ID:93349

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