Lot #17110

The Sabbath Dinner By Jakob Steinhardt

estimate: $600 - $800

starting price: $300

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Description: Signed (signature almost completely faded – lower right) and inscribed in German (lower left)
technique: Mixed technique on paper laid down on canvas
description: Signed (signature almost completely faded – lower right) and inscribed in German (lower left)
Dimension: 22 x 16.5 cm
condition: Oxidized paper, otherwise good.
provenance: Estate of Prof. Victor Deutsch
biography

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.