SIEGMUND FORST | REKINDLING THE MENORAH: AN ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION FOR SAADYAH MAXIMON'S THE BOOK OF HANUKKAH
SIEGMUND FORST | REKINDLING THE MENORAH: AN ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION FOR SAADYAH MAXIMON'S THE BOOK OF HANUKKAH

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SIEGMUND FORST | REKINDLING THE MENORAH: AN ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION FOR SAADYAH MAXIMON'S THE BOOK OF HANUKKAH
SIEGMUND FORST | REKINDLING THE MENORAH: AN ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION FOR SAADYAH MAXIMON'S THE BOOK OF HANUKKAH
SIEGMUND FORST | REKINDLING THE MENORAH: AN ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION FOR SAADYAH MAXIMON'S THE BOOK OF HANUKKAH
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SIEGMUND FORST | REKINDLING THE MENORAH: AN ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION FOR SAADYAH MAXIMON'S THE BOOK OF HANUKKAH

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 USD

SIEGMUND FORST | REKINDLING THE MENORAH: AN ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION FOR SAADYAH MAXIMON'S THE BOOK OF HANUKKAH

SIEGMUND FORST | REKINDLING THE MENORAH: AN ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION FOR SAADYAH MAXIMON'S THE BOOK OF HANUKKAH

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 USD

Description

SIEGMUND FORST

Austrian

1904 - 2006

REKINDLING THE MENORAH: AN ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION FOR SAADYAH MAXIMON'S THE BOOK OF HANUKKAH


signed and dated 1958 (lower left); inscribed Page 72 / 9 1/2 x 15 / Kohen Godol Lightning M'norz (verso)

gouache over pencil on paperboard

13⅜ x 10 in.

34 x 25.5 cm

Condition report

The sheet has tape that covers all but right edge. The sheet is in generally good condition aside from rippling, a pinhole at center right, and some craquelure in the gouache, especially in the yellow of the menorah.


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NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.


Provenance

Sale: Hammersite.com, September 17, 2009, lot 11198 (as one of 19 original illustrations)

Sale: Kedem Auction House, Jerusalem, June 12, 2012, lot 198, illustrated

Literature

Saadyah Maximon, The Book of Hanukkah, New York, 1958, illustrated

Exhibited

New York, Yeshiva Univesity Museum, Siegmund Forst: A Lifetime in Arts & Letters, September 21, 1997-July 31, 1998, no. 14, illustrated in the catalogue p. 49