· We welcome fair use of this content. Please credit the Leo Baeck Institute in your citation.
Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis. He was born in 1856 to Jewish parents in the Moravian town of Freiberg (Příbor, Czech Republic.) He qualified as a doctor of medicine in 1881 at the University of Vienna, where eventually he was appointed a docent and then an affiliated professor. Freud lived and worked in Vienna, having set up his clinical practice there in 1886. In 1938 Freud left Austria to escape the Nazis for England, where he died in 1939.
Hermann Struck was born Chaim Aaron ben David in 1876 in Germany. He is best known as a master etcher, lithographer and early Zionist. He studied for five years at the Berlin Academy and in 1908 wrote Die Kunst des Radierens (The Art of Etching), while mentoring artists such as Marc Chagall, Max Liebermann and Lesser Ury. His art was included in an exhibition at the Fifth Zionist Congress and he helped establish the religious Zionist movement called Mizrachi. Struck was an Orthodox Jew but believed that culture and religion could thrive cooperatively in Israel. He immigrated to Haifa where he created an artistic community and participated in the development of the Tel Aviv Museum and the Bezalel art school in Jerusalem. He died in 1944.
Reproductions and Permissions
We welcome fair use of this content. Please credit the Leo Baeck Institute in your citation. For usage policies and to request higher resolution images, see Reproductions and Permissions.
Struck, Hermann: Portrait of Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), Leo Baeck Institute, 81.219.
Search for This Artist/Creator in the LBI Catalog
This will search DigiBaeck, a subset of the LBI Catalog concentrating on all of its digitized materials that are available online. The search will list all of LBI's digitized materials pertaining to this artist/creator, including artworks (described in the Griffinger Portal and more), archival collections, photographs, rare books, and periodicals.
Search for the Person Depicted Here in the LBI Catalog
This will search the complete LBI Catalog, including non-digitized and digitized materials. The Catalog will list all of LBI's holdings pertaining to the person depicted, including all artworks, archival collections, photographs, books, and periodicals.