Lot #17430

Portrait of a Rabbi By Carl Ostersetzer

estimate: $1200 - $1600

starting price: $600

closing price: $

Description: Signed (lower right)
technique: Oil on canvas
description: Signed (lower right)
Dimension: 21.6 x 16 cm
condition: Heavy frame abrasions.
provenance: Estate of Kalman Pasternak
biography

Carl Ostersetzer (185-1914) was an Austrian genre painter. Was temporarily active in Munich. He painted mainly small paintings, mostly in oil on wood or canvas. He signed with "C. Ostersetzer ". About his life little seems to be known. Among other things, he illustrated craftsmen at work or in their natural surroundings.His work has been interpreted as a farewell to the traditional small craftsmen of the period of transition to large industrial plants.