Blessing of the Yule log
before "réveillon"

Collection : Musée Alsacien, Cabinet des Estampes, Strasbourg, France
Photograph : Musée alsacien, Strasbourg, France

Sketch for a postcard by P. Kaufman.
Black ink and watercolour.
Grandfather places holly branches and says prayers over the Yule log. The table is set and family celebrations overtake old agrarian rituals.