The Hebrew Scholar.

AUCTION 75 | Thursday, March 08th, 2018 at 1:00 PM
Auction of Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Antiquities, Ceremonial Objects & Graphic Art

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Lot 45

The Hebrew Scholar.

Oil on canvas. Signed and dated by the artist in red lower right. Framed. 31.5 x 36.5 inches (80 x 92.7 cm).


Est: $6,000 - $8,000
An uncommon subject-matter for the American-born Mathew Kalmenoff (1905-86). Set in a domestic setting, the Expressionistically painted style suitably conveys the intensity of the subject’s engrossed devotion to the text before him.