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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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

Issachar Ryback (Elisabethgrad, 1897 – Paris, 1935), Shtetl. Mayn Khorever Heym, A Gedekhtnis (Shtetl. My Destroyed Home. A Remembrance), Berlin, Schwellen Verlag, 1923
Artists’ books, Modern art

Issachar Ryback (Yelisavetgrad, 1897 – Paris, 1935)

Berlin, Schwellen Verlag, 1923

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

Hermann Struck (Berlin, 1876 – Haïfa, 1944), Portrait of Theodor Herzl, Berlin, 1903
History, Modern art

Hermann Struck (Berlin, 1876 – Haïfa, 1944)

Berlin, 1903

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