Item #2825 Iberboi, Hodesh-Zhurnal (Second year, Issue No. 7 (16))
Cover illustration by Tynowicki

Iberboi, Hodesh-Zhurnal (Second year, Issue No. 7 (16))

Warsaw: Grafia Press, 1934. 32 p. In very good conditon. Artistically restored. Several scribbles in ink.

Issue of a Socialist-oriented Yiddish monthly circulated in the years 1933-35. Among other things, articles in the issue deal with the OZET Congress in Moscow, with Soviet territorialism, and with the Jewish settlement project in Birobidzhan. Cover illustration by Ichiel (Jerachmil, Jakub) Tynowicki, native of Białystok (b. ca. 1906), who was a graphic artist and painter, and a member of a number of artists' group in his native city alongside such notable artists as Bencjon Rabinowicz (Benn), Nachum Edelman, Michał Duniec, and Czesław Sadowski. Tynowicki created prints and graphic works influenced by German Expressionism as well as by Japanese prints. He was an active participant in the Esperanto-speaking circles led by Ludwik Lejzer Zamenhof – another native of Białystok – and created works on behalf of the Esperanto Society. More generally, he focused on art with a socially-oriented message. Perished in the Holocaust, in the Białystok Ghetto, in either 1942 or 1943.

Price: €1,600.00

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