Few couples loom larger in Jerusalem's history than Anna Ticho and Avraham Albert Ticho. She was a painter whose still-lifes and depictions of Jerusalem inaugurated the modern era of Israeli art. He was one of the first modern medical practitioners in pre-state Palestine, an eye doctor who treated all Jerusalemites regardless of background.
The Tichos arrived in Palestine in 1912 and eventually moved into a former Arab manor right off main Jerusalem thoroughfare Jaffa Road (one of the first houses built outside the walls of the Old City), which they turned into an eye clinic. While her husband treated Jerusalem's residents, Ticho played host to a constantly revolving cast of dignitaries and painted
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