The painter and graphic artist Hans Kohl was born in Mainz in 1897. He studied at the Academy in Munich from 1915 to 1923 and then worked primarily as a portraitist in and around Mainz. He also became well known for two early portfolios, “Das goldene Mainz” (“Golden Mainz”); and "Magenza -5 Radierungen aus dem Jüdischen Mainz" (“Magenza – five etchings from Jewish Mainz”). Hans Kohl died in Hambach in 1990.
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Kohl, Hans: Jewish district : Magenza, Jewish Mainz, Leo Baeck Institute, 78.1833d.