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Henry da Pissiotto was a Jewish-Romanian artist who was also a trained dentist.
Gerda Wronker was the granddaughter of Herman Wronker, a German-Jewish department store owner who was killed in Auschwitz. Along with her parents, Max and Irma Wronker, and brother, Erich, she escaped Germany to Paris in 1933 and then to Cairo in 1936, eventually immigrating to the United States in the early 1940s.
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Pissiotto, da, Henry.: Portrait of Gerda Wronker, Leo Baeck Institute Art and Objects Collection, 2003.24.
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