Daniel Kabiljo

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Daniel Kabiljo (6 March 1894, Sarajevo – 1944, Jasenovac concentration camp) was a Bosnian Jew Sephardi artist. His lithographs of Sephardi life were published in 1924 but the originals are lost.

His art was featured in propaganda film made by the Ustashe which also featured sculptor Slavko Brill.[1] The group of artists also included Daniel Ozmo one of the younger generation of Sarajevo’s Sephardic artists.

Surviving paintings[edit]

Some of Kabiljo's surviving works are on public display:

  • An Old House, oil painting, 1930s. National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo:
  • Jewish Women in Sarajevo, Jewish Historical Museum, Belgrade
  • The Old Sephardic Woman on The Market, oil, 1935, City Museum of Sarajevo
  • The Conversation, oil, 1930s, City Museum of Sarajevo
  • From the Outskirts of Sarajevo, oil on canvas, 1920s-1930s, National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • A Street in Sarajevo, colored linocut, 1920s-1930s, National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • A Street in Sarajevo, India ink on paper, 1920s-1930s, National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo

Others are held in private collections:

  • A Street in Sarajevo, colored linocut, 1937
  • Motifs from Sarajevo's Old Turkish Market, the Baščaršija, 1930s

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mirjam Rajner Between Local and Universal: Daniel Kabiljo, a Sephardi artist in Sarajevo on the Eve of the Holocaust Jewish Art Department, Bar-Ilan University "In 1942 Daniel Kabiljo (Sarajevo, 6 March 1894–concentration camp Jasenovac, 1944), today an almost forgotten Sephardi artist from Sarajevo, was among a group of Jewish prisoners including three painters and a sculptor. They were working in a ceramic workshop belonging to the notorious Jasenovac camp system, established in summer of 1941, after the foundation of the Independent State of Croatia, a puppet state of Nazi Germany ruled by the fascist Ustasha movement.1 The photograph (fig.1) showing a Jewish sculptor, Slavko Brill, from Zagreb working in the ceramic workshop, is a still from a propaganda film made by the Ustashe, who founded and supervised the camp. The film was made in 1942 as part of the efforts to present Jasenovac to the Croatian public as an educational establishment, teaching the "

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