Talk:Samuel Hirszenberg

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The Destruction of Jerusalem by Titus, 1846.

(Zerstoerung Jerusalems durch Titus)

by Wilhelm von Kaulbach.


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Hirszenberg’s painting (The Wandering Jew) is considered the second Jewish example of a Wandering Jew painting, after the 1876 self-portrait Ahasuerus by his mentor Maurycy Gottlieb. Avraham Ronen suggests Gottlieb’s painting was a response to Wilhelm von Kaulbach’s antisemitic The Destruction of Jerusalem, wherein a Wandering Jew figure is tormented by raging demons. [1] Also: [2] --User:Joaquín Martínez, talk 19:13, 10 October 2008 (EDT)

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