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Boris Schatz Archive

Boris Schatz (23 December 1866 – 23 March 1932) was a Russian Jewish artist and sculptor who settled in Palestine. Schatz, who became known as the "father of Israeli art," founded the Bezalel School in Jerusalem.
 

A postcard from the Archive, written by Boris Schatz from Sophia, Bulgaria on the 23rd of May 1905. 
The postcard photo is of his monumental sculpture "Mattathias the Hasmonean", 1894. 
The sculpture has since been lost

The archive includes some 200 unique letters, certificates, diplomas, documents, invitations, postcards, type written protocols documenting the life of Boris Schatz from the 1880s till the 1930s. 

The following subjects are linked to this archive:

People

  • Angelika Schatz
  • Baron Rothschild
  • Bezalel Schatz
  • Dora Gabe
  • Haika
  • Levin Kipnis
  • Louise Schatz
  • Mordechai Narkiss
  • Olga Schatz
  • Royal Family of Bulgaria 
  • Shmuel Hirschenberg
  • Zahara Schatz

Places

  • Amsterdam
  • Austria
  • Berlin
  • Bezalel School
  • Bulgaria
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Chicago
  • Germany
  • Holland
  • Istanbul
  • Italy
  • Jaffa
  • Jerusalem
  • Karlsbad
  • Leningrad
  • Livorno
  • London
  • Marseilles
  • Moscow
  • Munich
  • New York
  • Nuremberg
  • Paris
  • Philadelphia
  • Romania
  • Saint Louis
  • Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Turkey
  • Varna, Bulgaria
  • Vienna
  • Vilna
  • Warsaw
  • Zion 

Languages

  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Yiddish