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Watercolor drawing by Arthur Szyk with an image of Moses, Hur and Aaron

Object | Accession Number: 2002.445.2

Watercolor drawing created by Arthur Szyk as a design for an Israeli postage stamp. Moses, Aaron, and Hur symbolize the temporal and spiritual authority in the new state as well as the nation's need to defend itself against Amalek, the Jews' ancient and perennial enemy, who appears in every generation. With his arms raised high, Moses stands as the guarantee of final victory

Artwork Title
Moses, Aaron, and Hur
Date
1949
Classification
Art
Category
Paintings
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ronald D. Abramson
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:23:30
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