Medium: Watercolour, pen and ink on paper
Dimensions: 18.2 x 22.5 cm
Josef Herman was born in Poland in 1911, the son of a cobbler, and grew up in a mainly Jewish working-class area of Warsaw. Forced to emigrate in 1938, he travelled through Belgium and then France before settling in Britain in 1940. His entire family was killed in the Warsaw Ghetto in 1942.
Born: 1911 Warsaw, Poland
Died: 2000 London, England