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About the Author
Arthur Szyk (1884-1951) was known primarily as a political illustrator of the highest caliber. Eleanor Roosevelt once referred to him as a "one-man army," and indeed, he saw himself as a "soldier in art."Byron L. Sherwin, a Jewish scholar and ethicist, has served on the faculty of the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies since 1970. He lives in Chicago. Irvin Ungar, an antiquarian bookseller and former rabbi, has championed the rediscovery of Szyk's work. He lives in Burlingame, California.