No. 6600: The Talmudist
Postcard #6600

The Talmudist, a painting by Jacob Binder. Gift to the Museum of Fine Arts in 1929.

Painted in response to John Singer Sargent's mural Synagogue unveiled in 1919.

The sitter for the painting was a Jewish carpenter named Jacob Freeman. Source: Jewish Advocate, January 10, 1944, page 10.

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Created: July 27, 2005   Modified: July 27, 2005