Budapest: (Hasomér Hacair). (1946). In an original folder. 10 plate with text plate. / Plates are in fine condition. Small tears on the text plate. Folder little bit torn but still in very good condition.
Ten plates with printed illustrations by Shraga Weil, documenting the holocaust period and life in the camps. Shraga Weil (Ferenc Ferdinánd; 1918–2009) was a Hungarian born Israeli painter. He studied at the Academy of Art in Prague and École des Beaux Arts in Paris. During WWII he was active in the Zionist underground movement in Budapest, working in the workshop for forging documents. After the war he sailed for Palestine on an illegal immigrant ship and became a member of Kibbutz Ha’ogen where he lived until his death. In 1959 Weil was awarded the Dizengoff Prize for painting. He created the doors of the main entrance to the Knesset building and the President’s residence in Jerusalem. Weil painted the wooden panels in the Israeli Hall at the Kennedy Center.