The following description was prepared by William Gross:
While death and mourning are not generally considered a subject with a lot of graphic expression, within the Jewish tradition there are quite a few examples. Such things as memorial poems, burial plot receipts, Yahrzeit memorial plaques, etc. gave ample scope for artistic creativity. The customs surrounding this sad time of life gave birth to graphic design.
This is a painting of a tombstone over the grave on an eye doctor, memorialized and praised in the Hebrew inscription at the bottom of the page. His name was M. Ruef.