Jewish Judaica Israel Hebrew Passover Haggadah Ze'ev Raban Bezalel Jerusalem For Sale
בע"ה Passover Haggadah with photos by Ze'ev Raban Bezalel JerusalemPublishing house "Sinai" Tel Aviv 1971 Black and white illustrations Good condition. Some stains of wine. Cover blemishes (see photos)Size: 47 pagesDimensions:Length: 18.5 cmWidth: 10.5 cm Ze’ev Raban(1890-1970) was a leading painter,decorative artist, andindustrial designerof theBezalel schoolstyle, and was one of the founders of theIsraeliart world.
Raban was bornWolf Poland, and began his studies there. He continued his studies ornamentationat a number of Europeanart academies. These included the School of Applied Art inMunichat the height of theJugendstilmovement, theneo-classicalstudio ofMarius-Jean-Antonin Merciéat theAcadémie des Beaux-Arts, and theAcadémie Royale des Beaux-ArtsinBrussels, then a center ofArt Nouveau, RosseauandConstant Montald.
Under the influence ofBoris Schatz, the founder of theBezalel Academy, Raban moved to theland of Israelin 1912 during the wave of immigration known as theSecond Aliyah. He joined the faculty of the Bezalel school, and soon took on a central role there as a teacher ofrepoussé, painting, and sculpture. He also directed the academy's Graphics Press and the Industrial Art Studio. By 1914, most of the works produced in the school's workshops were of his design. He continued teaching until 1929.
In 1921, he participated in the historic art exhibition at theTower of David, the first exhibit ofHebrewartists in Palestine, which became the first of a yearly series of such exhibits.