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RABBI'S STUDY
BY IRVING SCHLUSSEL 
$9,000

Austrian, born 1903,
Rabbi’s Study,
signed,
37" x 37"

VASE OF FLOWERS
BY ESTHER ROSENTHAL
$3,500 

THE YESHIVAH
BY SAUL RASKIN
$5,000

Russian-American, 
early 20th century,
signed and titled,
pen and ink drawing,
matted
13 1/2" x 16"

Saul Raskin was born in 1878 in Nogaysk, Russia.
At 15 studied lithography in Odessa and later attended art academies in Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland.
After emigrating to America in 1904, he became a multifaceted artist producing etchings, paintings, watercolours and even cartoons.
He became a famous illustrator of Jewish subjects and was also a lecturer, writer and teacher.


DEAD SEA
BY RIKA SCHWIMER
$4,000

Israeli School, contemporary signed, 
mixed media chalk and crayon
28 1/2" x 20" 

Born in Bielsko-Silesia, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, and came to Israel in 1957. She is one of the foremost watercolorists in Israel today.
Her works show an interesting mixture of impressionism vigor, colour and lyric symbolism.She exhibited at museums in Poland, France, and Israel and her paintings have been acquired by private collections and museums all over the world. Her works have sold at Christie’s Int’, and are featured in “Rika Schwimer “ oils, watercolours, drawings, Tel-Aviv, 1980.

THE POLISH FARMER
BY G. VERDIK

$40,000

Polish School signed,
Warsaw, 1932,
oil on canvas,
26" x 35 1/2"

Very fine expressive features

JERUSALEM IN THE SPRING 
BY DAVID RAKIA
$7,000

Viennese-Israeli, born 1928
signed, oil on canvas
25" x 25"

Born in Vienna, Rakia came to Israel at the age of 10.After fighting in 1948, he studied with Ardon and attended the Bezalel School of Art. From 1955-1960 he attended the Ecole des Beauz Arts in Paris.
He has held one man shows in France, England, Switzerland, Germany, Holland and Israel.He is known for his emphasis on light and shade, his mystical use of Hebrew letters and his impressionistic landscapes.
His work is featured in Marcel Mendelson,”David Rakia”, Masada, Tel-Aviv, 1980

JEWISH GAMBLERS
BY JANET & EMMANUEL SNITKOVSKY
$25,000

Russian-American, 20th century
signed, oil on canvas
50" x 60"


Janet & Emmanuel Snitkovsky are Ukrainian. Janet graduated from Lvov Institute and Emmanuel from Odessa Art College.They paint in a Neo-Renaissance/Modern art style.Their sculptures of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton in front of the Hollywood Entertainment Museum gained them notoriety.They have held countless exhibits all over the US & Canada.Their works have sold often at Sotheby’s and Christie’s

CROSSING THE BRIDGE
BY JANET & EMMANUEL SNITKOVSKY
$18,000

Russian-American, 20th century
signed, oil on canvas
24 1/2" x 29 1/2"

Their paintings capture the Neo-Renaissance/Modern style in their traditional Jewish themes.
Their sculptures of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton in front of the Hollywood Entertainment Museum gained them notoriety.
They have held countless exhibitions all over the US and Canada.
Their works have sold often at Christie’s and Sotheby’s.

HOLDING THE SEFER TORAH
BY CORTLAND BUTTERFIELD
$4,000

American, early 20th century
signed, oil on canvas
24" x 30"

JERUSALEM
BY S. GENDELMAN
$2,500

Russian-Israeli, contemporary
signed, oil on canvas (unframed)
20" x 16"

Gendelman’s vibrant colours and stunning knife-work are hallmarks of her work

THE ANNULMENT OF VOWS
BY J. LEKIVICK (UNCLEAR)
$4,500

Probably Polish, early 20th century
signed, oil on canvas
21" x 28 1/2"


This is a wonderful old rarely painted scene – the ceremony of the annulment of vows which occurs every New Year.

WESTERN WALL BY SAUL RASKIN
$3,800

Russian-American, early 20th century,
signed and titled, colour etching,
9" x 11 1/2"

Saul Raskin was born in 1878 in Nogaysk, Russia.
At 15, Raskin studied lithography in Odessa and later attended art academies in Germany, France, Italy and
Switzerland.  After emigrating to America in 1904, he became a multifaceted artist producing etchings, paintings,watercolours and even cartoons.

He became a famous illustrator of Jewish subjects and was also a lecturer, writer and teacher.

MOTHER AND BABY BY SAUL RASKIN
$3,000

Russian-American, early 20th century,
signed and titled, colour etching,
8 3/4′ x 12″

Saul Raskin was born in 1878 in Nogaysk, Russia. At 15 studied lithography in Odessa and later attended art academies in Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland.
After emigrating to America in 1904, he became a multifaceted artist producing etchings, paintings, watercolours and even cartoons.
He became a famous illustrator of Jewish subjects and was also a lecturer, writer and teacher.

MOTHER AND HER CHILDREN
BY SAUL RASKIN
$3,500

Russian-American, early 20th century,
signed and titled, colour etching,
11" x 8 1/2"

Saul Raskin was born in 1878 in Nogaysk, Russia. At 15 he studied lithography in Odessa and later attended art academies in Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland.
After emigrating to America in 1904, he became a multifaceted artist producing etchings, paintings, watercolours and even cartoons.
He became a famous illustrator of Jewish subjects and was also a lecturer, writer and teacher.

 

 

 

SMALL SYNAGOGUE IN JERUSALEM
BY SAUL RASKIN
$3,000

Russian-American, early 20th century,
signed and titled, colour etching,
12 1/2″ x 8 3/4″

Saul Raskin was born in 1878 in Nogaysk, Russia.
At 15 studied lithography in Odessa and later attended art academies in Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland.
After emigrating to America in 1904, he became a multifaceted artist producing etchings, paintings, watercolours and even cartoons.
He became a famous illustrator of Jewish subjects and was also a lecturer, writer and teacher.

SILK SCREEN –
SHUK IN THE OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM
BY CAROL BYRNE
$900

Irish, 21st century
signed bottom right, silkscreen
31" x 14"

LE DELUGE (THE FLOOD – titled in French) BY GABRIEL COHEN
$11,000

French-Israeli, born 1933
signed, oil on canvas,
24.75" x 17.5"

Born in Paris to Sephardi-Jerusalemite parents, the father was a tailor who also studied Kabbalah, the mother, a seamstress. Having lived through the German occupation of Paris, the family emigrated to Israel in 1949. Gabriel the 6th of 11 children earned money from odd jobs. He began to paint at 40, while working as a diamond cutter and night watchman. His work is suave, sophisticated and powerfully naive. He mixes reality with dreams, eat with West, light and shade, playfulness and violence, grandeur and humour. He has held one man shows all over the world in museums in Europe, US(Jewish Museum NY), Canada, and Israel. His woks have sold at Sotheby’s and Christie’s Int’l,
Literature: O.BIhalji-Merin, World Encyclopaedia of Naive Art, Harper & Row, Scranton, PA, 1985

CHASSIDIC WEDDING IN THE SHTETL BY SIMON KARCZMAR
$8,500

Polish-French, Israeli, born 1903
signed, oil on canvas,
16" x 20"

Simon Karczmar was born in Warsaw.
He spent much tme with his grandfather in Dzieweniszky, a small Lithuanian shtetl
with its “chata” (delapidated wooden houses).
It was this homely and pious life sparked 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 ha held one man shows in the US, Canada, Mexico, and Paris.
He is best known for his vivid scenes of Jewish traditions, weddings, etc., and atmospheresof Chassidic ecstasy.

JEWISH SYMBOLS BY JANET& EMMANUEL SNITKOVSKY
$20,000

Russian-American, 20th century,
signed, oil on canvas,
40" x 28 1/2"

YEHUDIT AND THE HEAD OF HOLOFERNES BY JANET & EMMANUEL SNITKOVSKY
$20,000

Russian-American, 20th century,
signed, oil on canvas,
21 1/2″ x 49″

THREE CHASSIDIC JEWS BY MOSHE
$8,000
Israeli School, 20th century
signed, plaster and oil on canvas
12″ x 9″

Beautifully executed.
The artist uses an experimental technique involving the use of plaster and oil giving expression and depth to the lines and forms of the faces, creating a three-dimensional aspect

SUCCOT (TITLED IN FRENCH)
BY GABRIEL COHEN
$25,000

French-Israeli, born 1933
signed and dated 1984, oil on canvas
45" x 28"

SILK CARPET MIZRAH
$9,500

Persian, 20th century
31" x 43"

A similar example sold at Sotheby’s Jerusalem, May 1988, lot 18 for $2750

Rectangular, conceived as a Mizrach/Shiviti, woven in tones of green, red, blue and beige with gold borders; with Moses and Aaron flanking the Ark of the Covenant, and the Finding of Moses, all set below arched band of vignettes containing symbols of the twelve tribes and a panoramic view of Jerusalem flanking a crown

RABBI LEARNING
BY E. MALAMOUGE
$5,500

French School, 1924
signed and dated 1924,
19 1/2" x 15 1/2"

A stunning wood inlaid work of art

THE TOWER OF BABEL (TITLED IN FRENCH)
BY GABRIEL COHEN
$45,000

French-Israeli, born 1933
signed, oil on canvas
49 1/2" x 51 1/2"

Born in Paris to Sephardi-Jerusalemite parents, the father, a tailor who also studied Kabbalah, the mother, a seamstress. Having lived through the German occupation of Paris, the family emigrated to Israel in 1949. Gabriel the 6th of 11 children earned money from odd jobs.He began to paint at 40, while working as a diamond cutter and night watchman. He occasionally paints on extremely large canvases of which this is one. His work is suave, sophisticated and powerfully naive. He mixes realigy with dreams, East with West, light and shade, playfulness and violence, grandeur and humour. He has held one man show all over the world in museums in Europe, US (Jewish Museum, NY), Canada,and Israel. His works have sold at Sotheby’s and Christie’s Int’l.
Literature:
O. Bihalji-Merin, World Encyclopaedia of Naive Art, Harper & Row, Scranton, PA,1985

HAVDALAH
BY CARTON MOORE-PARK
$4,500

American, circa 1915
signed hand engraving with additional notations
6 3/4" x 10 3/4"

KIDDUSH
BY CARTON MOORE-PARK
$4,500

American, circa 1915
signed hand engraving with additional notations
6 3/4" x 10 3/4"

JERUSALEM HORIZON
BY MOTKE BLUM
$5,500

Roumanian-Israeli, born 1925
signed oil on canvas
15 3/4" x 12 3/4"

The artist’s special use of knifework here creates a three-dimensional aspect to his work

THE PRIESTS OF BAAL
BY SHENEAR
$5,500

Israeli School, 20th century, 23″ x 30 1/2″
signed, oil on canvas,set in original special wooden frame
23" x 30 1/2"

BY MOTKE BLUM
$5,500

Roumnanian-Israeli, born 1925
signed, watercolour and mixed media on paper
17 3/4" x 13 1/2"

Born in Roumania, he emigrated to Israel in 1944 and fought in the War of Independence. He studied in the Bezalel School of Art and later in Holland and Ravenna. In 1958, he returned to Jerusalem to work in a variety of media: oil, watercolour, chalk mosaic and silver. He strives to attain a synthesis between reality and abstraction as well as between reality and imagination. He had exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institute-Washington, Museum of Modern Art in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and other museums worldwide. He has held one man shows in England, France, Belgium, Germany, and the US. He is best known for his scenes of Jerusalem chosen by the Ministry of Tourism as prestige posters. His works are featured in Eliane Wilson,”Jerusalem, reflection of Eternity”, London, Shepherd-Walwyn,Publshrs.. 1990

JERUSALEM PANORAMA BY DAVID RAKIA
BY DAVID RAKIA
$5,500

Viennese-Israeli, born 1928
signed, oil on canvas
33" x 13"

JERUSALEM PANORAMA BY DAVID RAKIA
BY DAVID RAKIA
$7,000

Viennese-Israeli, born 1928
signed, oil on canvas
38" x 27"

SALVATION LIGHT
BY DAVID RAKIA
$5,500

Viennese-Israeli, born 1928
signed, oil on canvas
26" x 26"

Born in Vienna, Rakia came to Israel at the age of 10. After fignting in 1948 he studied with Ardon and attended the Bezalel School of Art. From 1955-60, he attended the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. He has held one man shows in France, England, Switzerland, Germany, Holland and Israel. He is known for his emphasis on light and shade, his mystical use of Hebrew letters and his impressionistic landscepesl. His work is featured in Marcel Mendelson, “David Rakia”, Masada, tel-Aviv, 1980.

DAVID AND GOLIATH BY JANET & EMMANUEL SNITKOVSKY
$35,000

Russian-American, 20th century
signed, oil on canvas
48" x 48"

The MAGID
BY B. BLAI
$4,500

Russian-American, 20th century
signed, oil on canvas
48" x 48"

THE JUDGES AND THE ACCUSED
BY GASTON GASCARD
$6,500

French, late 19th century
signed, hand engraving
13 1/4" x 10"

TWO MEN STUDYING BY PHILIP DE YOUNG
$7,500

Continental School, 20th century
signed, oil on masonite
32" x 24"

EXAMINING THE LULAV
CONTINENTAL SCHOOL
$7,500

late 19th/early 20th century
indistinctly signed, chalk on board
8 1/2" x 11 1/2"

STILL LIFE-FLOWERS BY RIKA SCHWIMER
BY RIKA SCHWIMER
$5,500

Israeli School
signed, oil on canvas
18" x 24"

This painting sold at Christie’s, February 1994, lot 31, for $1,725

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

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.

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

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.

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

20th century
10 1/4" x 13 1/4"

Brass relief showing superb detail from original painting

HAVDALAH
BY WILLIAM WEINTRAUB
$15,000

American/Israeli, 20th century
signed, oil on canvas laid down on board
20 1/4" x 26"

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

Austrian, circa 1920
signed, oil on canvas
24" x 20"

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

Israeli-American, 20th century
signed, oil on Canvas
32" x 15"

THE BOY
BY LAZAR KRESTIN
$16,000

Austrian, 1836-1938
signed, oil on canvas laid down on board
15 1/2" x 11 1/2 "

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.

BY WILLIAM WEINTRAUB
$12,000

American,20th century
Signed bottom right and dated 58,

Watercolor/chalk painting on emery board

18" x 24"


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.

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

Palestine, 1865-1945
signed and dated lower left, acquarelle on cardboard
11 1/2" x 8 1/4"

Note: Schur was one of the first students of the Bezalel Arts School

APPLES AND FLOWERS
BY RIKA SCHWIMER
$4,500

Israeli School,contemporary
signed lower right, acquarelle on paper
15" X 22" 

Born in Bielsko-Silesia, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, and came to Israel in 1957. She is one of the foremost watercolorists in Israel today. Her works show an interesting mixture of impressionism vigor, colour and lyric symbolism.
She exhibited at museums in Poland, France, and Israel and her paintings have been acquired by private collections and museums all over the world. Her works have sold at Christie’s Int’1, and are featured in “Rika Schwimer – oils, watercolours, drawings,� Tel-Aviv, 1980.

WEEPING SHABBAT CANDLES
BY RIKA SCHWIMER
$7,500

Israeli School, contemporary
signed, oil on canvas
23 3/4" x 19 1/2" 

Born in Bielsko-Silesia, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, and came to Israel in 1957. She is one of the foremost watercolorists in Israel today. Her works show an interesting mixture of impressionism vigor, colour and lyric symbolism.
She exhibited at museums in Poland, France, and Israel and her paintings have been acquired by private collections and museums all over the world. Her works have sold at Christie's Int'l, and are featured in Rika Schwimer: Oils, watercolours, drawings, Tel-Aviv, 1980.

TIBERIAS BY RIKA SCHWIMER
$6,500

Israeli School, contemporary
signed, oil on canvas
19 3/4" X 25 1/2" 

Born in Bielsko-Silesia, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, and came to Israel in 1957. She is one of the foremost watercolorists in Israel today. Her works show an interesting mixture of impressionism vigor, colour and lyric symbolism.
She exhibited at museums in Poland, France, and Israel and her paintings have been acquired by private collections and museums all over the world. Her works have sold at Christie’s Int’1, and are featured in “Rika Schwimer – oils, watercolours, drawings,� Tel-Aviv, 1980.

CORNER OF THE OLD CITY
BY MOTKE BLUM
$6,000

 

Roumanian-Israeli, born 1925
signed, oil on canvas
13 1/2" X 13 1/2"


The artist’s special use of knifework here creates a three-dimensional aspect to his work

This painting sold at Christie’s, February 1994, lot 149 for $2,875

THE SACRIFICE OF ISAAC
BY SHENEAR
$6,000

Israeli School
signed, oil on canvas, set in original special wooden frame
23" x 30 1/2" 

THE SABBATH BRIDE
BY JANET & EMMANUEL SNITKOVSKY
SOLD

Russian-American, 20th century
signed, oil on canvas 
44"  X 44"

Janet and Emmanuel Snitkovsky are Ukrainian. Janet graduated from Lvov Institute and Emmanuel from Odessa Art College.Their paintings capture the Neo- Renaissance/Modern style in their traditional Jewish themes. Most recently their sculptures of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton in front of the Hollywood Entertainment Museum gained them notoriety.They have held countless exhibitions all over the US and Canada. Their works have sold often at Christie’s and Sotheby’s.

KAPPORET
BY ILYA SCHOR
$8,500 

1904-1961
 signed bottom right, oil, mixed media on board, matted and framed 
9" x 12" 


THE SHADCHAN
BY ILYA SCHOR
$8,000

1904-1961
signed bottom right, gouache, mixed media on board, mattted and framed
with added sketches on back of painting
7 1/2" x 9 3/4"

 

INFRONT OF THE SYNAGOGUE IN ZLOCZOW
BY ILYA SCHOR
$13,000

1904-1961
signed lower right, gouache on board, painted in 1958, matted
and in original wooden frame made by artist
15" x 12" 

THE FIDDLER
BY ILYA SCHOR
$15,000 

signed bottom right in red, gouache, mixed media on board,
painted 1959, matted and in origianl wooden frame made by artist
14"x 19"

VILLAGE SQUARE
BY ILYA SCHOR
$8,000

signed bottom right, oil on paperboard, matted and framed
7 1/2" x 8 1/4" 

 

 

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