Traces of a Jewish Artist:
The Lost Life and Work of Rahel Szalit (1888–1942)
A Book Talk by Kerry Wallach, Gettysburg College

ONLINE VA, United States

In this presentation, Gettysburg College professor and author Kerry Wallach will explore the life and work of Rahel Szalit (1888–1942; also: Szalit-Marcus). Szalit was a sought-after illustrator and painter who was active in 1920s Berlin and 1930s Paris. Image above: Rahel Szalit-Marcus, The Drive to the Rabbi, in Milgroym, 1922. Lithograph. REGISTER FOR THIS ONLINE EVENT HERE Rahel Szalit, Das bin ich selbst (This is me myself), date unknown. Rahel Szalit, Kostümball (Costume Ball), in Ulk, supplement to Berliner Tageblatt, 1930 Rahel Szalit was among the best-known Jewish women artists in Weimar Berlin. She painted and drew landscapes, Berlin city scenes, animals, and portraits of women, [...]