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Boris Schatz
BEFORE THE GEMARRAH
Estimate
18,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 37,500 USD
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3
Boris Schatz
BEFORE THE GEMARRAH
Estimate
18,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 37,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Boris Schatz
1867 - 1932
BEFORE THE GEMARRAH
signed with the artist's initials BS and inscribed Jerusalem (lower right) and signed again in Hebrew with the artist's device and again inscribed Jerusalem (lower left)
oil on panel, in an inscribed Bezalel-designed metal and wood frame
panel: 21 by 16 in.; 53.3 by 40.6 cm
frame: 32 7/8 by 23 in.; 83.5 by 58.5 cm
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We would like to thank Benjamin Jimmy Lewensohn, of the Schatz Estate, for his assistance researching this work.

Provenance

Leon Rosenthal, California, by the late 1920s
Thence by descent in the family of the present owner

Exhibited

Boris Schatz, 31 Oil Paintings, 1929, no. 28 (with incorrect dimensions)

Catalogue Note

Inscribed in Hebrew in the pediment of the frame:

How I love your Torah, I speak of it all day long
(Psalms 119:97)

Inscribed in Hebrew in the lower section of the frame:

This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein
(Joshua 1:8)

Important Judaica

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