Ben Uri collection

Design for a Programme (Pioneers)

Artist information

Name Jacob Kramer (1892-1962)

Born Klintsy, Russia

Died Leeds, England

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Object Details

Date c. 1920

Object type painting

Medium charcoal, gouache and pencil on paper

Materials and techniques charcoal (medium) paper (support)

Unframed 38 x 30 cm

Framed 61.5 x 51.6 cm

Signed signed, bottom left: Kramer; verso: Jacob Kramer Design for a programme

Acquisition gift from Mrs E Hurwitz

Accession number 1987-191

Display status not on display

Following the 1917 Balfour Declaration, Jacob Kramer was one of several artists engaged in the creation of visual propaganda in support of the establishment of a Jewish national home in Palestine. His Design for a Programme (Pioneers) features a striking design with an heroic figure toiling under a prominent Star of David.

Selected exhibition history

1984 Jacob Kramer

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