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Moshe Oyved (Edward Good)

Moshe Oyved (Edward Good)

Born USA, active England, 1880–1959

Moshe Oyved (Edward Good)


41 x 25 x 28 cm

Gift of Moshe Oyved, London

Jacob Epstein © Tate Gallery, London
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Arts/Modern Art

Moshe Oyved (Edward Good) the Yiddish poet-jeweler-artist, owned an antique jewelry shop in the East End of London. A close friend of the Epsteins', Oyved loved adorning Epstein's wife Margaret and his models, particularly Sunita, with Oriental jewelry. In 1933 Epstein illustrated a little known book of Oyved's poetry, The Book of Affinity, with seven colored drawings. The sculptor's portraits of the Oyveds convey the couple's vitality and openness.

From the Israel Museum publications:

Kamien-Kazhdan, Adina, Focus on the Collection: Jacob Epstein, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2002


Focus on the Collection: Jacob Epstein, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 23/08/2002 - 28/04/2003

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by:
Ms. Joan Lessing, New York and Jerusalem