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Joseph Budko (1880 Plonsk-1940 Jerusalem) was a student of Herman Struck and contributed internationally to the development of etching. He created prints representing views of the Land of Israel and Jewish culture in various lands. Budko followed Struck’s lead and turned to graphic art. Budko developed a style that combined personal attitude with Jewish mentality, a synthesis of Jewish tradition and modern artistic approach. He also revived the spirit of Jewish book illustration, elevating it to modern design.
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Budko, Joseph, 1888-1940: Decorative vignette from the cycle "My Hagadah", Leo Baeck Institute Art and Objects Collection, 78.610.
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