overall 'L' shape; tall back panel rough at edges with two seated animals, bodies facing with heads turned away; animals painted in gold as well as rings around eight candle holders along bottom

%C2%A9 Anatoli Luovitch Kaplan

Hanukkah lamp, early 1970s

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Gift of Charlotte Karlenexpand_more  2005.24

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Anatoli Kaplan is best known for his paintings and series of lithographs depicting Russian Jewish folk life. He also produced Jewish ritual objects during the Soviet period of religious repression. Such objects, including this menorah, were created and distributed without the knowledge of the authorities.

Details
Title
Hanukkah lamp
Artist Life
1902–1980
Role
Artist
Dimension
H.4-13/16 x W.7-1/4 x D.2-3/4 in.
Accession Number
2005.24
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overall 'L' shape; tall back panel rough at edges with two seated animals, bodies facing with heads turned away; animals painted in gold as well as rings around eight candle holders along bottom

© Anatoli Luovitch Kaplan

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