Sholem Aleichem

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1966

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Research Projects

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Medium: Woodcut.
Print Image Size: 21 1/8 x 11 5/8 inches.
Print Edition: 20 (with 2 artist's proofs).
Alternate Medium: Woodcut.
Ink(s): black.
Support: wove mulberry paper.
Bust-length portrait of the bearded, bespectacled Jewish author Sholem Aleichem. Variations in the facial texture exist throughout the edition. The print was reproduced on the 1967 University of Wisconsin exhibition poster. Another depiction of Alecheim is based on a drawing by the artist's son Dan.

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