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Fred Veston Paintings

 Collection
Identifier: B362
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 urn and two tea cups on the table.

Dates

  • circa 1945-1995

Creator

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (2 paintings) ; flat box (21 x 17 x 3 inches)

Scope and Contents

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 urn and two tea cups on the table.

Biographical / Historical

Fred Veston was originally from Poland and survived the Holocaust. After Word War II, he came to the US and settled in Alburqurque, NM.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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