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Old Jew wood porter

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Academy of Fine Arts and Literature

Academy of Fine Arts and Literature

The statue portrays an old poor Jew earning his bread by doing petty labour such as did a porter. His face, most expressive as it is, reveals his poverty and pitiable condition. Jews were one of the richest trading communities but were completely destroyed during the Second World War. In the figure reflects the same phase of Jewish community.

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Details

  • Title: Old Jew wood porter
  • Creator: unknown
  • Location: Poland
  • Physical Dimensions: Wood and cloth, 6 X 3 cm
  • Subject Keywords: Objects from Abroad
  • Type: Sculpture

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