106 Lot 229 227 BUDKO, JOSEPH Group of 10 etchings in preparation for and utilized in Budko’s illustrated edition of the Chassidische Legenden and Das Jahr des Juden. Each signed by the artist in pencil, few also marked “probedruck” and one with additional inscription. v.s. 1920’s. $1000 - $1500 228 BASK IN, LEONARD The Prophet Jonah. * The Prophet Jeremiah. Two woodcuts. Titled, numbered (7/10 and 8/10), dated and signed by the artist in pencil below each woodcut. 15 x 36 inches. One framed, one unframed. 1949. $1200 - $1800 ❧ See Fern & O’Sullivan, The Complete Prints of Leonard Baskin (1984) p. 32 229 STEIN, MODEST Bearded Jew. Plaster Bust Sculpture. Signed and dated by the artist. 13 x 8 x 11cm. (New York), 1949. $2000 - $3000 ❧ Modest Stein (1871–1958), born Modest Aronstam, was a Russian- born American-Jewish illustrator and close associate of the anarchists Alexander Berkman and Emma Goldman. He was Berkman’s cousin and intended replacement in the attempted assassination in Pittsburgh in 1892 of the industrialist Henry Clay Frick. Later Stein abandoned active anarchism and became a successful illustrator for books and pulp magazines. Lot 227 Lot 228