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Jew with Arba Minim

Ludwig Meidner1934/1935

Jewish Museum Frankfurt / Museum Judengasse

Jewish Museum Frankfurt / Museum Judengasse

This idealized portrait presents a devout Jew with the “arba minim” (“four species” in Hebrew) – the etrog (a citrus fruit) and the branches of palm, myrtle and willow trees. These branches are used to make the traditional bouquet for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, or the Feast of Tabernacles.

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  • Title: Jew with Arba Minim
  • Creator: Ludwig Meidner (1884 - 1966)
  • Date Created: 1934/1935
  • Location Created: Germany
  • Physical Dimensions: 69,5 cm x 57,3 cm
  • Subject Keywords: sukkot, prayer, judaism
  • Type: drawing
  • Rights: Ludwig Meidner Archiv
  • Medium: crayon

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