Glicenstein, Enrico

(1870-1942)
   American sculptor, painter and printmaker. He was born in Poland, lived in Munich, settled in Italy in 1897, and finally emigrated to New York in 1928. He produced 60 plates to illustrate an edition of the book of Samuel. A Glicenstein Museum containing his library was established in Safed, Israel.

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