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Josef Herman RA

Refugees, ca. 1941

Gouache on paper
23 9/10 × 20 9/10 × 1 3/10 in
60.7 × 53.2 × 3.3 cm
This is a unique work.
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Ben Uri Gallery and Museum
London
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Immigrated to Glasgow, Scotland 1940

Herman was born into a working-class Jewish family in Warsaw, …

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Immigrated to Glasgow, Scotland 1940

Herman was born into a working-class Jewish family in Warsaw, leaving for Brussels in 1938, due to rising antisemitism. Following the German invasion of Belgium in 1940, he fled again through France to Scotland. In Glasgow he was reunited with Jankel Adler, who nursed him through a …

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Signed and titled on the reverse of backing board: Refugees by Josef Herman
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About the work
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Ben Uri Gallery and Museum
London
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Immigrated to Glasgow, Scotland 1940

Herman was born into a working-class Jewish family in Warsaw, …

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Immigrated to Glasgow, Scotland 1940

Herman was born into a working-class Jewish family in Warsaw, leaving for Brussels in 1938, due to rising antisemitism. Following the German invasion of Belgium in 1940, he fled again through France to Scotland. In Glasgow he was reunited with Jankel Adler, who nursed him through a …

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Signature
Signed and titled on the reverse of backing board: Refugees by Josef Herman
Image rights
© Josef Herman estate

Josef Herman RA

Refugees, ca. 1941

Gouache on paper
23 9/10 × 20 9/10 × 1 3/10 in
60.7 × 53.2 × 3.3 cm
This is a unique work.
Permanent collection
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