89 173 (RABBINIC PORTRAITS). Collection of eighteen vignette portraits, set within two ornate matching frames. Each portrait hand-painted in oil on panel. Three portraits with some flaking of paint. Each portrait: 2.5 x 3.5 inches (6.3 x 8.9 cm). Each frame: 13 x 17 inches (33 x 43 cm). 20th-century. $1500 - $2000 ❧ Featuring the leading Rabbis and Poskim from the 12th century (Rishonim) and on. 174 (NUREMBERG CHRONICLE). The Martyrdom of Simon of Trent. Hand-colored woodcut by Michael Wohlgemuth and Hanns Pleydenwurff from Hartmann Schedel’s Nuremberg Chronicle. Tipped to mat. 11 x 14 inches (28 x 40.5 cm). Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493. $600 - $900 ❧ The Blood Libel allegations of 1475 relating to the Christian infant named Simon, led to the extermination of the Jewish community of Trent. Simon was later beatified. See EJ, Vol XV cols. 1374-75. 175 STEINHARDT, JAKOB. Synagogue service by candle-light. Detailed pencil and charcoal drawing on paper. Signed lower left by the artist “J.St.” Framed. 7 x 8.5 inches (17.8 x 21.5 cm). (German-Israeli, 1887-1968). $1500 - $2000 ❧ Possibly drawn in Lithuania during the course of Steinhardt’s WWI service while enlisted in the German Army. Lot 174 Lot 175