Painting of Rabbi Teaching Children by Louis Spiegel

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Painting depicting Rabbi teaching children by Louis Speigel (1901 - 1975). 

Identifer: CJF.2013.001.004

Medium
Oil paint;Wood

Topics
Golf Manor Synagogue, Congregation Agudas Israel; Paintings & Etchings

Collection
Golf Manor Synagogue

Description
Louis Spiegel was born in 1901 (London, England) and died in 1975 (Cincinnati, Ohio)
               
He was a Cincinnati artist.  Louis Spiegel came to the United States in the early 1900s. He was known for his portraits of clowns, of which he said, "I don't just paint the clown, I paint the soul."
He was a student of famous Cincinnati painter Frank Duveneck.  He attended the Cincinnati Academy of Art.

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