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Lazarus, Max, 1892-1961

 Person

Max Lazarus was a German-Jewish artist who came to Denver in 1939.

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Art Class at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, circa 1942

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0011.00050
Abstract An art class that is part of the rehabilitation program of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) meets for a session. Male patients sit on folding chairs in a half circle around a male model wearing a robe, pajamas, slippers and hat. Max Lazarus, a German-Jewish artist, is pictured second from the left. Twenty-three charcoal drawings hang on the walls. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish workingmen along with the...
Dates: circa 1942