The Estate of Prof. Victor Deutsch – Paintings and Judaica
Mar 8, 2016 (Your local time)
Israel
 Tagore 40 st. Ramat Aviv, Israel
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LOT 19977:

The Polish Jew By Jakob Steinhardt 1887 - 1968

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Description
Signed, dated 04 (lower right) and titled "Der polnische Jude" (upper right)

Technique
Watercolor and ink on paper

Date Created
1904

Dimensions
20.2 x 14.5 cm

Provenance
Estate of Prof. Victor Deutsch

Condition
Visible old repairs to paper on upper and lower edge.

Biography
Jacob Steinhardt (1887-1968), Painter and Woodcut Artist. Born in Zerkow, Germany in 1887. Immigrated to Israel in 1933. Studies: 1906 School of Art, Berlin; 1907 painting with Louis Corinth and engraving with Herman Struck; advanced studies, 1908-10 Paris, with Matisse and Steinlen; 1911 Italy. Teaching: Bezalel, Jerusalem, 1953-57 Director. Prizes: 1955-58 Won international prizes for his wood-cuts. 1910 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.

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