Had Gadya: The Only Kid: Facsimile of El Lissitzky's Edition of 1919

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This illustrated version of the popular Passover song "Had gadya" was the wonderfully playful offspring of the avant-garde artist El Lissitzky (1890-1941). It dates to a little-known period early in his career when he immersed himself in the Jewish cultural renaissance that flourished in Russia from roughly 1912 to the early 1920s. Signed with his Hebrew given name, this volume-with its wraparound cover, colorful lithographic montages, and stylized use of Yiddish and Aramaic words-celebrates Lissitzky's interest in Jewish ...

Had Gadya: The Only Kid: Facsimile of El Lissitzky's Edition of 1919 2004, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9780892367443

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