Jewish Artists Win Prizes at Chicago Exhibition

Louis Ritman, just returned to Chicago from Paris, was awarded the Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Logan prize of $1,500 for his painting “Julien” at the annual exhibit of American painting and sculpture at the Art Institute of Chicago. Mr. Ritman also received the William M. R. French gold medal. Jacob Getlar Smith of New York was awarded the $750 Logan prize for his painting “Friends”. Beatrice Levy of Chicago received an honorable mention for an architectural subject. Max Epstein, famous Jewish capitalist, philanthropist and art collector, was one of the members of the jury which selected the prize winners.

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