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Feast of Passover. (The Holy Book.)

  • ARTIST: Max Weber

  • MEDIUM: Color woodblock print, from cherry wood,

    DATE: 1920.

  • EDITION SIZE: Edition unknown, printing small. Image size 4 15/16 x 6" (12.6 x 15 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Signed in pencil. Max Weber was born in Bialystok, Poland, and emigrated with his parents to the United States settling in Brooklyn at a young age. He studied at Pratt Institute under Arthur Wesley Dow. He is a noted modernist painter who produced a remarkable body of color woodcuts during his career. This is one of the largest and rarest of those woodcuts.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color, save for a few minor marginal tears and skinning on verso.

  • REFERENCE: Rubenstein #30.