Key works

Discover the richness of the mahJ’s collection through a selection of major works, representative of the diversity of artistic expressions related to Jewish history and culture.

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Jules Pascin (Vidin, 1885 – Paris, 1930), American Girls, United States, 1916

Oil on canvas, 60.2 x 73 cm. Paris, mahJ, gift of Claire Maratier
Modern art

Jules Pascin (Vidin, 1885 – Paris, 1930)

United States, 1916

Abel Pann (Abel Pfeffermann, known as ; Kreslawka, 1883 – Jerusalem, 1963), And God Breathed into his Nostrils the Breath of Life, Jerusalem, circa 1924
Modern art

Abel Pann (Abba Pfeffermann, known as ; Kreslawka, 1883 – Jerusalem, 1963)

Jerusalem, circa 1924

Jacques Lipchitz (Druskininkai, 1891– Capri, 1973), Bather, Paris, circa 1917, gift of Rubin Lipchitz
Modern art

Jacques Lipchitz (Druskininkai, 1891– Capri, 1973)

Paris, circa 1917

Marc Chagall (Vitebsk, 1887 - Saint-Paul-de-Vence, 1985), Cemetery Gate, Vitebsk, 1917
Modern art

Marc Chagall (Vitebsk, 1887 – Saint-Paul-de-Vence, 1985)

Vitebsk, 1917

Abel Pann (Abel Pfeffermann, known as ; Kreslawka, 1883 - Jerusalem, 1963), Charity concert for the benefit of the disabled and widows of Jewish legionnaires, Paris, 1916
History, Modern art

Abel Pann (Abba Pfeffermann, known as ; Kreslawka, 1883 – Jérusalem, 1963)

Paris, 1916

Alice Halicka (Cracovie, 1894 – Paris, 1975), Cubist Still Life, France, 1915, gouache on paper, 32.5 x 25.5 cm

On loan from the Fondation Pro mahJ, gift of David and Sura Smolas
Modern art

Alice Halicka (Cracovie, 1894 – Paris, 1975)

France, 1915

Chaim Soutine (Smilovitchi, 1893 – Paris, 1943), Céret Landscape, circa 1920
Modern art

Chaim Soutine (Smilovitchi, 1893 – Paris, 1943)

Céret, circa 1920

El Lissitzky (Lazar Eliezer Lissitzky, known as ; Potchinok, 1890 – Moscow, 1941), Had Gadya, Kiev, 1919
Artists’ books, Modern art

El Lissitzky (Lazar Eliezer Lissitzky, known as ; Potchinok, Smolensk Oblast, 1890 – Moscou, 1941)

Kiev, Kooperativer farlag Kultur-Lige, 1919

Joseph Budko (Plonsk, 1888 - Jerusalem, 1940), In the City of Slaughter, 1923
Modern art, History

Joseph Budko (Plonsk, 1888 – Jérusalem, 1940)

Berlin, 1923
 

Review Khaliastra (The Gang) n° 2, Paris, 1924, illustrated by Marc Chagall, gift of Lydie Lachenal
Modern art

Marc Chagall (Vitebsk, 1887 – Saint-Paul-de-Vence, 1985)

Peretz Markish (Polonne, 1895 – Moscou, 1952)

Oser Warszawski (Sochaczew, 1898 – Auschwitz, 1944)

Paris, 1924

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