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Josef Herman (1911–2000)
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

Josef Herman was born into a Jewish family in Warsaw. Via Belgium, he fled to Britain in 1938 and towards the end of WWII he moved to Ystradgynlais, a small mining community in south Wales. Many of the paintings from this time show the daily lives of the people and town.

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