Ben Uri collection

Water Carriers (Two Standing Children)

Artist information

Name Erich Wolfsfeld (1885-1956)

Born Krojanke, Germany

Died London, England

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Three years after Wolfsfeld’s post as Professor at Berlin’s Royal Academy School was terminated, he immigrated to Britain. Following internment on the Isle of Man, he settled in Sheffield, then London, travelling frequently throughout Europe and the Middle East, depicting both Jewish and Arab subjects on biblical themes.

Object Details

Object type drawing

Medium black crayon on paper

Materials and techniques crayon (medium) paper (support)

Unframed 55 x 35.5 cm

Framed 79.2 x 58.3 cm

Signed signed, bottom left: E.W.

Acquisition gift from Irving Grose 1989

Accession number 1989-17

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