Book details: CABBAGES & GERANIUMS: MEMORIES OF THE HOLOCAUST [AUTHOR/ ARTIST INSCRIBED]
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Furth, Valerie Jakober.
CABBAGES & GERANIUMS: MEMORIES OF THE HOLOCAUST [AUTHOR/ ARTIST INSCRIBED]
Imprint: Boulder: Social Science Monographs; New York: Distributed By Columbia University Press, 1989
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Inscription: Signed, Inscribed Or Annotated
Original Cloth. 4to. IX, 118 pages. 29 cm. First edition. Inscribed by Valeria Furth, 1991, on titlepage. Contains memories and dozens of color reproductions of the paintings of Valeria Jakober Furth (1926-2011) ; “born in Munkacs, Czechoslovakia. Deported to Auschwitz in 1944, she was liberated in April 1945. She emigrated to New York in 1948 and married her devoted Frank in 1949. They were together for 52 years. Valerie studied with Louise Nevelson and became an accomplished painter and sculptor. In the mid-1970s she began a series of paintings and sculptures from her Holocaust experiences. She then published a book, Cabbages and Geraniums, and told her story in schools and communities. Valerie and Frank were Benefactors of the Museum of Jewish Heritage. ” - NY Times Obituary, March 24, 2011. Subjects: Jews - Ukraine - Mukacheve - Biography. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Ukraine - Mukacheve - Personal narratives. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) , in art. Judenverfolgung Erlebnisbericht Bildband Autobiographie Judenvernichtung Furth, Valerie Jakober. Furth, Valerie Jakober Auschwitz (Concentration camp) Mukacheve (Ukraine) – Biography. Light wear to jacket, otherwise clean and fresh. Very good + condition. (HOLO2-117-33), HOLO10, ART2. (JA) women1 , 208-210
Stock number:34119.