Old man turned towards an Explosion of Light

ArtistEmery Gondor


MediumLinoleum Cut

PortfolioSehnsucht nach Licht


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Allegorical, Artists, Figure Study, Old Age: Men, Supports


Image Dimensions: 20.5 x 18.9 cm impression
Support Dimensions: 28.8 x 24.8 cm

Associated Blog Posts:

Hope & Yearning for Light

Old man turned towards an Explosion of Light, showing an elderly man seated beneath a tree in profile with head turned 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 and tears to borders of primary support; signed in graphite at lower left: Original Linoleumschnitt; signed in graphite at lower right corner: Göndör 1925; signed within impression at lower left GÖ 23.


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

Old man turned towards an Explosion of Light