Objet d’art


Yom Kippur

The Last Gottlieb

Sophia Berry Lifschitz

Sophia Berry Lifschitz, curator of modern and European art at the Tel Aviv Museum, on “Jews Praying in the Synagogue on Yom Kippur”: the masterpiece by the Polish-Jewish painter Maurycy Gottlieb, who died at the age of 23 and produced this work in the last year of his life. About the triple self-portrait that he integrates within the painting, the portraits of characters from his own life and the completion of this great painter with his Jewish identity


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