Winner's Unlimited - No. 099

Holy books, letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Judaica, Maps, Periodicals, Postcards, banknotes, Eretz Israel and Zionism

May 3, 2017
Opening $80
Estimate $150 - $200

Two books with illustrations from the drawing and engraving artist, Leah Grundig.

* Etzim Medabrim, Tel Aviv, 1950's. With no publisher's name. 13 picture plates of Leah Grundig's pictures, signed on the plate, are pasted in the book's leaves. Appropriate verses of poetry are adjacent to the plates.

* Tapuz HaZahav HaGaeh by Batya Kahana. Illustrations by Leah Grundig. Tel Aviv, 1944.

Leah  Grundig [1906-1977], a Jewish drawing and engraving artist, born in Germany. She worked in Germany between the World Wars, and in East Germany during the communist regime until her death. She was married to the German artist Hans Grundig. The couple were detained in a concentration camp due to their communistic opinions, but Leah escaped from Europe and immigrated to Israel in 1940, on the illegal immigration ship "Pacific". She remained in Israel between 1940-1949, where she drew Israeli landscape, daily life, and works depicting the Holocaust.

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Category
Jewish Art