21 Jun 2012

IMG 3714 BIRDS EYE VIEW OF THE ANCIENT CITY OF JERUSALEM
BIRD’S EYE VIEW OF THE ANCIENT CITY OF JERUSALEM
$5,500

Description : circa 1870Hand coloured engraving, with 100 sites identified
19 1/2″ x 12 3/4″
Price : $5,500
21 Jun 2012

IMG 3603 THREE MEN IN ECSTATIC CHANT BY SIMON KARCZMAR
THREE MEN IN ECSTATIC CHANT
BY SIMON KARCZMAR
$4,500

Description : Polish-French/Israeli, born 1903
signed, oil on paper, identified on label on reverse
8 1/2″ x 12 1/2″Simon Karczmar was born in Warsaw. He spent much time with his grandfather in Dzieweniszky, a small Lithuanian shtetl with its “chata”(delapidated wooden houses). It was this homely and pious life sparkled with traditional events which inspired him to paint. After studying in Paris at the Ecole de Beaux Arts and working there for 20 years, he emigrated to Safed, Israel. He has held one man shows in USA, Canada, Mexico, and Paris He is best known for his vivid scenes of Jewish traditions, weddings etc., and atmospheres of Chassidic ecstasy.
Price : $4,500
21 Jun 2012

IMG 2964 VASE OF FLOWERS WITH BRIDE AND GROOM BY MANE KATZ
VASE OF FLOWERS WITH BRIDE AND GROOM
BY MANE KATZ
$23,000

Description : Russian-French 1894-1962
signed, watercolour and gouache on paper
19″ x 25 1/2″Seen discretely in the background are
figures of a bride and bridegroom.
Price : $23,000
21 Jun 2012

IMG 3597 JEWS PRAYING ON THE DAY OF ATONEMENT BY MAURYCY GOTTLIEB
JEWS PRAYING ON THE DAY OF ATONEMENT
BY MAURYCY GOTTLIEB (AFTER)
$12,000

Description : 20th century
10 1/4″ x 13 1/4″Brass relief showing superb detail from original painting
Price : $12,000
21 Jun 2012

IMG 3710 HAVDALAH BY WILLIAM WEINTRAUB
HAVDALAH
BY WILLIAM WEINTRAUB
$15,000

Description : American/Israeli, 20th century
signed, oil on canvas laid down on board
20 1/4″ x 26″
Price : $15,000
21 Jun 2012

IMG 3630 THE THIRD NIGHT OF CHANUKAH BY I. SCHLUSSEL
THE THIRD NIGHT OF CHANUKAH
BY I. SCHLUSSEL
$12,500

Description : Austrian, circa 1920
signed, oil on canvas
24″ x 20″
Price : $12,500
21 Jun 2012

IMG 3626 PANORAMA OF THE OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM BY ZVI RAPHAELY
PANORAMA OF THE OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM
BY ZVI RAPHAELY
$8,000

Description : Israeli-American, 20th century
signed, oil on Canvas
32″ x 15″
Price : $8,000
21 Jun 2012

IMG 3614 THE BOY BY LAZAR KRESTIN
THE BOY
BY LAZAR KRESTIN
$16,000

Description : Austrian, 1836-1938
signed, oil on canvas laid down on board
15 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches
Lazar Krestin was born in Kovno, Lithuania and studied in Vienna. He worked in Munich, Vienna and Odessa before emigrating to Palestine. He achieved fame in the German art world for genre scenes and his many sober portraits of Eastern European Jews. He was one of the most prominent students of Isidor Kaufman.
Price : $16,000
21 Jun 2012

AL HIRSCHFELD AL HIRSCHFELD (1903 2003)AL HIRSCHFELD (1903-2003)
BY WILLIAM WEINTRAUB
$12,000

Description : American,20th century
Signed bottom right and dated 58,Watercolor/chalk painting on emery board
18″x24″

William Weintraub, American born is known for his superb rendition ofportraits of Israeli presidents, and Israeli people. He graduated from Maryland Institute of Art, and studied under the reknowned teacher Jacques Maroger. In 1944 he volunteeered in the US Merchant Marines and continued to paint subjects from his trips to Europe and the Mediterranean. Weintrabu arrived in Palestine in 1948 and fought the War of Independence, after a brief internment in Cyprus. Following a stint in the Israeli Merchant Navy he settled in Tel-Aviv in 1955 where he gave all his time to painting.
Weintraub has had many successful one-man shows and participated in group exhibitions all over the world including New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery. His paintings are also in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

Price : $12,000
21 Jun 2012

IMG 3620 JERUSALEMITE RABBI

JERUSALEMITE RABBI – 1916
BY A.S. SCHUR
$7,500

Description : Palestine, 1865-1945
signed and dated lower left, acquarelle on cardboard
11 1/2 inches x 8 1/4″Note: Schur was one of the first students of the Bezalel Arts School
Price : $7,500