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LOWY FAMILY PORTRAITS.

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Collection
LOWY FAMILY PORTRAITS.
Niveau de description
Fonds
Collation
1 painting. - 2 photographs.
No du fonds
P0206
Portée et contenu
One large painting (72 cm. x 100 cm.) of Ruth Pollack's mother Mrs. Fanny Lowy (wife of Jacob M. Lowy, the book collector), painted by Raanan Lurie in 1967. Two black and white mounted photographs c.1920s (40 cm. by 60 cm.), framed together, of Mrs. Fanny Lowy's in-laws Raphael Loevy and his wife R…
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Collection
LOWY FAMILY PORTRAITS.
Niveau de description
Fonds
Collation
1 painting. - 2 photographs.
Portée et contenu
One large painting (72 cm. x 100 cm.) of Ruth Pollack's mother Mrs. Fanny Lowy (wife of Jacob M. Lowy, the book collector), painted by Raanan Lurie in 1967. Two black and white mounted photographs c.1920s (40 cm. by 60 cm.), framed together, of Mrs. Fanny Lowy's in-laws Raphael Loevy and his wife Rachael Dershowitz Loevy, who perished in Auschwitz during the Holocaust. Listing from Yad Vashem Israel database describing their fate.
Dates ultimes
1920c, 1967.
No du fonds
P0206
Notice biographique / histoire administrative
Fanny Lowy (née Zweigel-Rosner) was born in 1908 in Bardejov, Slovakia. She came to Montreal in 1951 and died here in 1966. The portrait was done from a photograph soon after her death. Raphael Loevy (born c.1885) and his wife, Rachael Dershowitz Loevy also came from Bardejov, Slovakia, and perished in Auschwitz during the Holocaust. They had four sons, incl. Jacob M. Lowy.Born in 1908 in Bardejov, Czechoslovakia, Jacob M. Lowy was a real estate developer, community leader, bibliophile. He died in 1990 in Montreal. His antique book collection is now housed at the Library and Archives of Canada.
Histoire de la conservation
The collection was donated by Ruth Pollack, June 15, 2006.
Notes
ACAR, P06/04.
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Canadian Jewish Archives
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