Das Buch Jona, [auf dem Stein gezeichnet von Uriel Birnbaum und geschrieben von Julius Zimpel].

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Description: The Viennese poet and artist Uriel Birnbaum (1894–1956) began his career as an artist and poet at a very early age as an autodidact. In 1911 the family moved to Berlin, where Uriel volunteered at the "Berliner Sezession." His graphic and literary output continued throughout World War I, even after he was severely wounded when fighting in the Austrian Army. He returned to traditional Judaism in 1913 and his favorite subject in poetry became trust in God as the principle of human life. He chose to deal with biblical history in order to demonstrate God's relationship to man and published several portfolios and volumes of lithographs and paintings.

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Creator: Birnbaum, Uriel, 1894-1956

Creator: Zimpel, Julius

Object Origin: Wien

Date: 1921

Medium: Artist's illustrated books

Persistent URL: digital.cjh.org/R/?func=dbin-jump-full&object_id=147677

Repository: Leo Baeck Institute, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

Call Number: r (f) 68

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