Blind Man Walking

Blind Man Walking

Blind Man Walking, showing a blind hunched elderly man wearing sunglasses and walking against a silhouetted city scape backlit by rays from the sun, is a linocut included in the artist’s proposed folio titled: Sehnsucht nach Licht (Yearning for Light) : 8 Original Linoleum schnitte von Emerich Göndör (8 original Linoleum cuts by Emerich Göndör) which was to be published in Vienna, Austria but not believed to have been issued other than an incomplete copy held by this archive (7 of 8 plates) as well as the full compliment (including one of the artist dated  25 in the plate) held by the Leo Baeck Institute for Jewish Studies in New York City.

Print notes: large losses and tears to right margin of primary support impeding slightly into impression area; signed in graphite at lower left: Original Linoleumschnitt; signed in graphite at lower right corner: Göndör; signed within impression at lower right GÖ 23.

Title assigned by Leo Baeck Institute LBI Art Collection: see Call/Accession Number: 2002.25c

Blind Man Walking

Image Dimensions20.5 x 18.7 cm impression

Support Dimensions28.8 x 23.7 cm