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Pearl Oko

Pearl Oko

Born USA, active England, 1880–1959

Pearl Oko


36 x 18 x 25 cm

On loan from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Jacob Epstein © Tate Gallery, London
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Arts/Modern Art

As a young man in New York, Epstein met Dr. Adolph Oko, and they remained lifelong friends. The founder of the Hebrew Union College Library in Cincinnati, Oko came to England after retirement to pursue his studies of Spinoza. Epstein sculpted portraits of Oko and family, including this bust of his daughter Pearl.

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