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The Return of the Volunteer from the Wars of Liberation to His Family Still Living in Accordance with Old Customs (Die Heimkehr des Freiwilligen aus den Befreiungskriegen zu den nach alter Sitte lebenden Seinen)

Moritz Daniel Oppenheim (German, 1800-1882)

The Return of the Volunteer from the Wars of Liberation to His Family Still Living in Accordance with Old Customs (Die Heimkehr des Freiwilligen aus den Befreiungskriegen zu den nach alter Sitte lebenden Seinen), 1833-34

  • Oil on canvas
  • 34 x 37 in. (86.4 x 94 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Richard and Beatrice Levy , 1984-61

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The Return of the Volunteer from the Wars of Liberation to His Family Still Living in Accordance with Old Customs (Die Heimkehr des Freiwilligen aus den Befreiungskriegen zu den nach alter Sitte lebenden Seinen)

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The Return of the Volunteer from the Wars of Liberation to His Family Still Living in Accordance with Old Customs (Die Heimkehr des Freiwilligen aus den Befreiungskriegen zu den nach alter Sitte lebenden Seinen)

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Oppenheim, Moritz Daniel. Twenty Portraits of Jewish Life. Preface by Jacob Kainen. New York: Arthur Rothmann Fine Arts, 1982.

Yeshiva University Museum. Families and Feasts: Paintings by Moritz Daniel Oppenheim and Isidor Kaufman. New York: Yeshiva University Museum: 1977, p. 12.

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