Liss Llewellyn Fine Art - Frank Brangwyn: L'Ombre de la Croix - Synagogue Interior, 1931

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Frank Brangwyn:
L'Ombre de la Croix - Synagogue Interior, 1931

Framed (ref: 1203)
Signed with monogram
Sepia wash over engraving, unique proof, 7 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (18 x 15.5 cm.)

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Provenance: from the collection of William de Belleroche.
Literature: Jerome and Jean Tharaud, L'Ombre de la Croix, Paris, 1931

In a gilded flat section frame with square outer moulding, glazed


The text for L'Ombre de la Croix,  written by the brothers Jerome and Jean Tharaud, was published by Editions Lapina, Paris, 1931, in two volumes, and was illustrated with 73 Brangwyn etchings. The book describes the lives of Jews in contemporary Europe and many of Brangwyn's illustrations appear to depict the town of Belz in Poland, which was a centre of pilgrimage. Brangwyn is not known to have visited Poland and current research suggests that a large proportion of the etchings were based on photographs.

We are grateful to Dr. Libby Horner for her assistance. 


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