Family in an Explosion of Light

Family in an Explosion of Light

Family in an Explosion of Light, showing a family of four figures, one with babe in arms dancing and reaching out towards the rays of 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: losses to borders of primary support; signed in graphite at lower left: Orig. Linoleumschnitt; signed in graphite at lower right corner: Göndör 1925; signed within impression at lower left GÖ 23. Several short closed tears along margins of primary support.

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

Family in an Explosion of Light

Image Dimensions20.5 x 18.8 cm impression

Support Dimensions28.9 x 25.0 cm