The study represents a depiction of a standing jewess. She is shown full-length, frontally. A dark blue shawl with black checks and with a black fringe is covering the woman from the head to the thights. With her left hand the woman holds the upper left edge of the shawl while with her right hand she holds the lower right one. A green skirt is seen from under the shawl. On the woman's feet there are black boots with wavy pattern. The background of the study is painted with grey colour, though the lower part of the leaf is left unpainted. To the left of the figure there is an inscription in Russian cursive letters: "Karlos - N53". To the right of the figure there is another inscription: "Portnikha" (Dressmaker). The second inscription is underlined. Both inscriptions are made with brown pencil.
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The work is painted with watercolors with use of white gouache on thin white paper.
The work is slightly torn along the left and the right sides. The corners arerumpled. The paper has got a yellowish hue.
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Signature in UL. M.Akselrod in Russian cursive letters. Brown pencil.
Summary and Remarks
The play "The Quality of Judgement" by F.Bergelson (originally "Midat ha din" - a cabalistic hebrew term denoting a strictness of Divine judgement) was put on stage in Moscow GOSSET (State Hebrew Theatre) by S.Michoels in 1933. The performance was dedicated to the 16-th anniversary of the October revolution. The action of the play takes place in a shtetl in the period of the Civil war (1918-1921). A representatine of ChK (Commitee Extraordinary) Philippov is establishing new order.
1991 brought to Israel.
Main Surveys & Excavations
| M.Y. 6.1994
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