Ben Uri collection


Series: Jewish Festivals

Artist information

Name Jacob Bornfriend (1904-1976)

Born Zborov, Czechoslovakia (Ukraine)

Died London, England

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Object Details

Date 1957

Object type print

Medium lithograph on paper

Materials and techniques lithography (technique) paper (support)

Unframed 36 x 27 cm

Framed 54 x 46 cm

Signed signed, bottom right: Jacob Bornfriend

Acquisition gift from the artist

Accession number 1987-53vi

Display status not on display

Six original hand prints in mixed media in a limited edition of 250 signed and numbered (this is no. 5). Item 6 of 6. Text from contents page: 'In 1957 the architect Eugene Rosenberg, who designed Jews' College, London, commissioned Bornfriend to paint a mural for the library of the college. He chose the Jewish festivals as the theme. This series is based on the ideas that Bornfriend dealt with in the mural.'

Selected exhibition history

1974 Bornfriend. Harris

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