Fine Art

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  • AL HIRSCHFELD (1903-2003)

    AL HIRSCHFELD (1903-2003)
    by WILLIAM WEINTRAUB
    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.

  • APPLES AND FLOWERS by RIKA SCHWIMER

    Israeli School,contemporary
    signed lower right, acquarelle on paper
    15 X 22 inchesNote:
    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.

  • BIRD’S EYE VIEW OF THE ANCIENT CITY OF JERUSALEM

    circa 1870 Hand coloured engraving, with 100 sites identified
    19 1/2″ x 12 3/4″

  • CHASSIDIC WEDDING IN THE SHTETL by SIMON KARCZMAR

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

    Simon Karczmar wa 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.

  • CORNER OF THE OLD CITY by MOTKE BLUM

    Roumanian-Israeli, born 1925
    signed, oil on canvas13 1/2 X 13 1/2 inches

    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

  • DAVID AND GOLIATH by JANET & EMMANUEL SNITKOVSKY

    $0

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

  • EXAMINING THE LULAV

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

  • GESHER TSAR (NARROW BRIDGE) BY JANET & EMMANUEL SNITKOVSKY

    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.

  • GRASPING THE SEFER TORAH BY CORTLAND BUTTERFIELD

    $2,000

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

  • HA’ALEF by DAVID RAKIA

    Viennese-Israeli, born 1928
    signed, acrylic on canvas
    26 1/2″ x 38 1/2″A similar painting sold at Christie’s NY, February 23rd 1994 lot 148 for $2,875

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