Eva Frankfurther artist (1930-1959)

Orthodox Jew

(private collection)

description A head-and-shoulders portrait of an Orthodox Jew, seen in full face view with head turned slightly to the right, and a devout expression. The black, broad-brimmed hat, payot (or side curls) and beard all denote his orthodoxy. The painting is one of a number featuring Orthodox Jewish subjects painted in London's East End.

date c.1957

location East End, London

dimensions 30 x 27 cm

medium oil on paper

exhibition history 'Eva Frankfurther 1930-1959: Memorial Exhibition', Boundary Gallery, London, 15 June-18 July 2001, (58), NFS.

literature ed., B. Planskoy, 'Eva Frankfurther 1930-1959: Paintings, lithographs and drawings' (London: Peter Halban, 2001), illus., p. 97.

reference 19-f1

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