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

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

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

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

Chaïm Soutine (Smilovitchi, 1893 – Paris, 1943), Montparnasse Newspaper Seller, circa 1925, gift of Claire Maratier
Modern art

Chaïm Soutine (Smilovitchi, 1893 – Paris, 1943)

Paris, circa 1925

Simon Mondzain (Szamaj Mondszajn, known as ; Chelm, Poland, 1887 or 1888 – Paris, 1979), Pro Patria, Paris, 1920
Modern art, History

Simon Mondzain (Szamaj Mondszajn, known as ; Chelm, Poland, 1887 or 1888 – Paris, 1979)

Paris, 1920

Chana Orloff (Tsaré-Constantinovska, 1888 – Tel-Aviv, 1968), The Kiss or The Family , Paris, 1916, gift of the Justman-Tamir family
Modern art

Chana Orloff (Tsaré-Constantinovska, 1888 – Tel-Aviv, 1968)

Paris, 1916