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“Memento Mori“ paper cut
Germany or Poland
19th century
Handwritten on paper; ink and watercolor
Hebrew rhyming inscription with words of caution about the transience of life
H: 14.5; W: 18.9 cm
The Feuchtwanger Collection, purchased and donated by Baruch and Ruth Rappaport, Geneva
Accession number: HF 0114 ; 177/083


From the Israel Museum publications:
Shachar, Isaiah, Jewish Tradition in Art: The Feuchtwanger Collection of Judaica, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1981

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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