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The Talmudists

Max Weber (American, b. Russia, 1881-1961)

The Talmudists, 1934

  • Oil on canvas
  • 50 1/8 x 34 in. (127.3 x 86.4 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Mrs. Nathan Miller, JM 51-48

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The Talmudists


The Talmudists

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