Lot #17181

Else Lasker-Schüler in a Café on the Kurfürstendamm By Jakob Steinhardt

estimate: $400 - $600

starting price: $200

closing price: $

Description: Signed in initials and dated 1922 (lower left)
technique: Colored pencils and pencil on paper
description: Signed in initials and dated 1922 (lower left)
Dimension: 12.3 x 11.2 cm
condition: Good
provenance: Estate of the Artist
Estate of Prof. Victor Deutsch

Jacob Steinhardt (1887-1968), Painter and Woodcut Artist. Born in Zerkow, Germany in 1887. Immigrated to Israel in 1933. Studies: 196 School of Art, Berlin; 197 painting with Louis Corinth and engraving with Herman Struck; advanced studies, 198-1 Paris, with Matisse and Steinlen; 1911 Italy. Teaching: Bezalel, Jerusalem, 1953-57 Director. Prizes: 1955-58 Won international prizes for his wood-cuts. 191 Participated in the "New Sezession", Berlin. 1912 Founder of "Pathetiker" Group, showing in "Der Sturm" Gallery. 1914 Exhibited with Meidner at first Expressionist Exhibition in Berlin. Worked mainly in woodcuts depicting biblical and other Jewish subjects. Died in 1968.