Fred Veston was from Poland and survived the Holocaust. After Word War II, he came to the US and settled in Alburqurque, NM.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Fred Veston was originally from Poland and survived the Holocaust. After World War II, he came to the US and settled in Albuquerque, NM. He was a painter and would paint portraits as bar/bat mitzvah gifts for the members of his congregation. Collection contains 2 paintings by Fred Veston. One is a portrait of a young woman lighting candles; it was a gift for her from the artist for her Bat Mitzvah. The other is a framed oil painting of two Russian Jewish men sitting at a table with a Samovar...
Overview Framed oil painting of two Russian Jewish men sitting at a table with a Samovar urn and two tea cups on the table. Both men wear coats, hats and have full beards. The painting is done in sepia tones with artist signature in the bottom right corner.
Overview Small painting of woman with white scarf and blue shirt (Leslie Stark Doherty) lighting the shabbas candles with the covered bread and wine on the table; painted by Fred Veston. Painting appears to be done in watercolor and oil crayons. The painting was a gift for Leslie from the artist for her Bat Mitzvah. Veston created a small painting as a gift for every Bar or Bat Mitzvah for the members of Congregation B'nai Israel.