Portrait of Hasid at Prayer.

AUCTION 72 | Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Holy Land Maps & Fine Art

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Lot 2

Portrait of Hasid at Prayer.

Oil on wood panel. Signed by artist along right margin. Finely framed. Museum exhibition markings on verso. Dimensions: 15.5 x 12 cm / 6.25 x 4.75 inches.

(Austro-Hungarian, 1853-1921):

Est: $60,000 - $80,000
<<Provenance:>> Acquired directly from Philip Kaufmann, son of the artist. London, c. 1963. Thence by family descent to the present owners. <<This fine portrait by Kaufmann has never before appeared at auction, nor has it ever been publicly exhibited.>> For another portrait executed by Kaufmann and featuring this model, see Sotheby’s New York, 19th Century European Art, 18th April 2007, lot 30.