The Leo Baeck Institute Library has a comprehensive collection of books designed by Ephraim Moses Lilien (1874-1925), an internationally renowned Austrian illustrator and printmaker. He is often considered as the most prominent Jewish artist to be associated with Art Noveau or Jugendstil, a new international style coming out of the European Secession movement at the turn of the twentieth century. Lilien is particularly noted for his art on Jewish and Zionist themes. As a member of the Zionist Movement, Lilien traveled to Ottoman Palestine several times between 1906 and 1918. He helped to establish the Bezalel Art School.
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