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A
Chaim Atar (b. Ukraine, active Israel and Europe, 1902-1953)
Untitled, n.d.a
Oil on canvas
18 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. (47 x 38.7 cm.)
Signature: LL in paint: in Hebrew
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Olden
Provenance: ?. Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Olden, New York, N.Y. (until 1980)
1980-104


B
Unknown Sitter (previously titled A Jewish Gentleman)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 26 1/4 x 23 1/4 in. (66.7 x 59.1 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Dr. Harry G. Friedman, F 4013

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Unknown Sitter (previously titled A Jewish Gentleman)

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Signature: LL in paint: "W.T. Bartoll paintr. 1833"
Mark(s):
BB UR in red ink: " '65-221"
Verso frame UL in chalk: "BARTOLL"
Verso frame UL in graphite: "1894"
Verso frame LC in graphite: "a/ J__t(?) Cha____ne"
Verso frame LL in graphite: "regild Sept 179(?)"
Gift of Dr. Harry G. Friedman
Provenance: ?.Dr. Harry G. Friedman, New York, N.Y. (about 1965)
F 4013


Jacques-Emile Blanche (French, 1861-1942)
The Son of the Rabbi and His Daughter, Marriage at the Synagogue, 1935
Oil on canvas
39 9/16 x 32 3/8 in. (100.5 x 82.3 cm)
The Jewish Museum, New York
Purchase: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Joffe, by exchange, 1985-122
Signature: LL in paint: JE Blanche / 1935
Mark(s): Label "THE UPTOWN GALLERY / FINE / CONSERVATION / FRAMING / 1194 MADISON AVENUE NEW YORK, N.Y. 10028 / (212) 722-3677" BB, LC
"5/95" verso frame, in pencil, LC
"3156A Gold Rub HEAVY UPTOWN 13(?)" verso frame, in ink, CR
"Lot 447 / 4 [illegible numbers]" verso canvas, UR, in chalk
"TOILES AU COULEUES FINES / PAUL FOINET FILS / 21 Rue Bré a Paris" stamped on verso canvas, UL
Inscription(s): Verso, LR in paint: "Le fils du Rabin / et sa fille / Mariage à la Synagogue"
Provenance: ?.Christie's London, December 4, 1984, Lot #447; sold to anonymous. Sotheby's Tel-Aviv, May 17 & 18, 1985, Lot #110; sold to TJM
1985-122

Andre Blondel (Polish, 1909-1949)
Self-Portrait, c. 1942
Oil on canvas
24 1/4 x 18 1/4 in. (61.6 x 46.4 cm)
Signature: BL in paint: "BLOndeL"
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): None
Gift of Tonya J. Warner in memory of Dr. Allan H. Warner
Provenance: the artist; Losou Peyrè-Blondel, the artist's widow, France
(before 1985; sold to Tonya J. Warner); Tonya J. Warner, New York, N.Y. (by 1985-1987)
1987-58

Eduoard Brandon (French, 1831-1897)
Interior of the Portuguese Synagogue of Amsterdam, between 1866 and 1897
Oil on panel
8 1/8 x 15 7/8 in. (20.7 x 40.4 cm.)
Signature: LR in paint: "Ed Brandon"
Mark(s): Verso panel center: label (torn): "25" and label (torn): "NY(?) 58 F4"
Gift of Dr. Harry G. Friedman
Provenance: ?.Dr. Harry G. Friedman, New York, N.Y. (until 1956)
F 4056

Samuel Brecher (American, 1897-1942)
Girl in Green, n.d.a.
Oil on canvas
24 x 20 1/8 in. (61 x 51.2 cm)
Signature: BL in red paint: "S. BRECHER."
Mark(s): Verso TR in marker: "20 x 24.S.BRECHER." Verso TR, label in pen and marker: "Oil #71/ "Girl in Green"/20 x 24" Verso TR, label in pen and marker: "Girl in Green/20 x 24/Oil
Canvas/Board"
Inscription(s): None
Gift of Mrs. Florence Brecher
Provenance: the artist; Florence Brecher, the artist's wife, New York, N.Y.
(until 1983)
1983-207


C
Cabbalistic Magic
  • Oil on canvas
  • 35 x 41 in. (88.9 x 104.1 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of James N. Rosenberg, JM 4-61

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Signature: BR in paint, "(Hebrew inscription)...Castel"
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): Verso TL stretcher in marker, "JM 4-61 61-298 No 21"
Gift of James N. Rosenberg
Provenance: the artist; James N. Rosenberg, New York, N.Y. (until 1961)
JM 4-61

Interieur Baroque

Mario Cavaglieri (Italian, 1887-1969)

Interieur Baroque, 1916

  • Oil on canvas
  • 17 3/4 x 23 3/4 in. (45.1 x 60.3 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Andrée Cavaglieri, 1992-166

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Signature: BL in paint: ".16./MARIO/CAVAGLIER."
2nd Signature: TL in paint: "CAVAGLIERI/1916"
Mark(s): Verso TL, label: "GALLERIA PESARO/MILANO"
Verso TR, label: stamped "186" or "136"
Inscription(s): Verso top stretcher in pencil: "Mario Cavaglieri/né a Rovigo-Italie/ le 10/7 87"
Verso top stretcher in pencil: "HM.au Domaine/Teylou...re/Tavie/..."
Verso center of left stretcher in blue-green marker: "36/"
Verso bottom of left stretcher in red marker: "10" (circled)
Gift of Andrée Cavaglieri
Provenance: the artist; Andrée Cavaglieri, the artist's daughter, Auch, France (until 1992)
1992-166


D
Harry Davis (American, b.1914)
Street Scene in the Warsaw Ghetto, c. 1942
Oil on canvas
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm)
Signature: BL in paint: "HARRY DAVIS"
Mark(s): Recto BR of frame, label in print: "6"
Inscription(s): None
Gift of Martin Davis
Provenance: the artist; Martin Davis, the artist's son, New York, N.Y. (until 1984)
1984-119

Hanukkah Lamp

Hanukkah Lamp

Johann Christoph Drentwett I (1686-1763; master 1718)

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Hallmarks: possibly Augsburg mark (?)
Maker's mark: "ICD" in rounded rectangle; illegible: "C", "OJ", or "B" in oval
Provenance: ?.Siegfried Nauheim Collection, Frankfurt (until 1936); Museum Jüdischer Altertümer, Frankfurt (bequest by Nauheim); Jewish Cultural Reconstruction; transferred to TJM in 1952
JM 17-52

E
Joseph's Brothers Bring His Coat to Jacob
  • Oil on canvas
  • 19 11/16 x 24 1/8 in. (50 x 61.3 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Phyllis and Leonard Greenberg, 1991-108

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Signature: LR "E. Paris, 1811."
Mark(s):
BB UR label: "Dahesh Museum/ 601 FIFTH AVENUE NEW YORK, NY 10017/ TEL 212-759-0606/ LENDER: The Jewish Museum/ Christoffer-Wilhelm Eckersberg/ Joseph's Brothers Bring His Coat to Jacob, 1811/ Oil on canvas, 19 5/8 x 24 inches (50 x 61 cm)/ 1991-108/ Telling Tales II: Religious Images in 19th-Century/ Academic Art, October 15, 2001-January 26, 2002"
Verso frame LC in pencil: "C.W. Echersberg Sign E Paris 1811 Hannover No. 100 Atbildet Side 53"
Gift of Phyllis and Leonard Greenberg
Provenance: ?.?F.E. Sander (by 1898). Phyllis and Leonard Greenberg, Boynton Beach, Fla. (until 1991)
1991-108

Edward Einschlag (German, b.1879)
Irma Rosenstein, 1922
Oil on canvas
33 1/2 x 27 1/2 in. (85.1 x 69.9 cm)
Signature: TR in paint: "EY (?) Gi...sella (?)/ Ed. Einschlag 22"
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): Verso top stretcher in marker and pen: "Ex-JM 5-79b '79-89"
Gift of Dr. Irma Rosenstein
Provenance: ?Adolf Tramer; his daughter, Irma Rosenstein, White Plains, N.Y.
(until 1979)
JM 5-79.2

Edward Einschlag (German, b.1879)
Adolf Tramer, 1927
Oil on canvas
26 7/8 x 22 5/8 in. (68.3 x 57.4 cm)
Signature: Possible signature, BL scratched into paint: "Ed Einschlag"
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): Verso top stretcher in marker: "5a-79b/JM/'79-5/U7225(inverted)/JM 5-79a
Gift of Dr. Irma Rosenstein
Provenance: ?the sitter; his daughter, Irma Rosenstein, White Plains, N.Y. (until 1979)
JM 5-79.1

Max Ernst (German, 1891-1976)
Blick aus Franz Balkes Fenster auf den Schulhof des Gymnasiums in Bonn, Brückenstrasse, 1913
Oil on board
16 x 11 3/4 in. (40.6 x 29.8 cm.)
Signature: LL in paint: "Max Ernst"
Marks:
BB, center, stamp (faded, difficult to discern): "Schatz-Papp(e?)/ E. VOLCK__AB/ Bar-Sor(th?)ment/ LEIPZIG/ 5. Pfennige"
BB, center in graphite: "Mrs. Rand"
BB, LR in ink: "17702-1"
BB, UL in graphite: "2"
Gift of The Muriel and William Rand Collection
Provenance: Franz Balke, Vienna (until 1959; sale, Parke Bernet, N.Y., January 1, 1959, no. 65, to Mr. and Mrs. William Rand); The Murial and William Rand Collection, New York, N.Y. (until 1997)
1997-143


F
Friedenreich
Eva Meyer Jacoby, 1850
Oil on canvas
10 13/16 x 9 3/4 in. (27.4 x 24.8 cm)
Signature: BR (along right edge) in red paint: "Friendenreich 1850."
Mark(s): Verso TR of right stretcher, stamp: "Der Pot der Stodt
Magdeburg/Abiellung..."*
*Note: In blue pen superior to this stamp: "B(e)"
Verso TL of frame, red stamp: "MA..." (in rectangle)
Inscription(s): Verso, down length of left stretcher in marker: " Portrait of my Great-Grandmother/ Eva Jacoby nee Meyer./lived in Lychen in/ der Mark, Prussia/..m Jacoby 1974"
Verso TC of frame in pencil: "173 Jacoby" (inverted)
Gift of Hans Jacoby
Provenance: ?the sitter. His great-grandson, Hans Jacoby, Miami Beach, Fl. (until 1978)
JM 24-78

Friedenreich
Abraham Jacoby, 1850
Oil on canvas
10 13/16 x 9 3/4 in. (27.4 x 24.8 cm)
Signature: BL in red paint: "Friedenreich fecit 1850"
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): Verso of backing board in pen and marker: "JM 23-78/FRIEDENREICH, 1850/ OIL ON CANVAS/ Portrait of Abraham Jacoby"
Verso TC and BC of frame in pencil: "173 Jacoby"
Verso bottom stretcher in marker: "Portrait of my Great
Grandfather/ Abraham Jacoby./He lived in Lychen, in der Mark/ Hans Jacoby 1974 Prussia."
Gift of Hans Jacoby
Provenance: ?the sitter. His great-grandson, Hans Jacoby, Miami Beach, Fl.
(before 1978)
JM 23-78


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Portrait of Herz Elias Reiss
  • Oil on canvas
  • 20 7/8 x 17 5/8 in. (53 x 44.8 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Steven Waldeck, 2001-76

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Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): None
Provenance: the sitter, Herz Elias Reiss. his great-grandson, Otto Schwarzschild, Wuppertal, Germany (at least by 1951); his wife, Hilde Molineus, Wuppertal, Germany (by 1983, but also in her possession during the War); her cousin's son through marriage, Tom Waldeck, Chappaqua, NY (by January, 1983); his son, Steven Waldeck, Aspen, CO (until 2001)
2001-76

Portrait of Adelheid Reiss Reiss
  • Oil on canvas
  • 21 x 17 7/8 in. (53.3 x 45.4 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Monica Waldeck Stone, 2001-77

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Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): None
Provenance: the sitter, Adelheid Reiss. her grandson, Otto Schwarzschild, Wuppertal, Germany (at least by 1951); his wife, Hilde Molineus, Wuppertal, Germany (by 1983, but also in her possession during the War); her cousin's son through marriage, Tom Waldeck, Chappaqua, NY (by January, 1983); his daughter, Monica Waldeck Stone, Studio City, CA (until 2001)
2001-77

Portrait of Gottfried Reiss
  • Oil on canvas
  • 20 7/8 x 17 3/4 in. (53 x 45.1 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Steven Waldeck, 2002-18

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Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): None
Provenance: the sitter, Gottfried Reiss. his great-nephew, Otto Schwarzschild, Wuppertal, Germany (at least by 1951); his wife, Hilde Molineus, Wuppertal, Germany (by 1983, but also in her possession during the War); her cousin's son through marriage, Tom Waldeck, Chappaqua, NY (by January, 1983); his son, Steven Waldeck, Aspen, CO (until 2002)
2002-18

Portrait of Elizabeth Reiss Schwarzschild
  • Oil on canvas
  • 21 x 17 3/4 in. (53.3 x 45.1 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Tom Waldeck, 2004-54

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Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): None
Provenance: the sitter, Elizabeth Reiss Schwarzschild. her grandson, Otto Schwarzschild, Wuppertal, Germany (at least by 1951); his wife, Hilde Molineus, Wuppertal, Germany (by 1983, but also in her possession during the War); her cousin's son through marriage, Tom Waldeck, Chappaqua, NY (by January, 1983 until 2004)
2004-54

Portrait of Henrietta Reiss Levisthal
  • Oil on canvas
  • 21 x 17 15/16 in. (53.3 x 45.6 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Monica Waldeck Stone, 2002-19

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Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): None
Provenance: the sitter, Henrietta Reiss Levisthal. her great-nephew, Otto Schwarzschild, Wuppertal, Germany (at least by 1951); his wife, Hilde Molineus, Wuppertal, Germany (by 1983, but also in her possession during the War); her cousin's son through marriage, Tom Waldeck, Chappaqua, NY (by January, 1983); his daughter, Monica Waldeck Stone, Studio City, CA (until 2002)
2002-19

I. Gorki
Portrait of Moe Levy, n.d.a
Oil on canvas
25 15/16 x 22 1/4 in. (65.9 x 56.5 cm.)
Signature: LR in paint: "I. GorKi"
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Steel
Provenance: ?.Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Steel, Bridgehampton, N.Y. (until 1985)
1985-132

Luba Krugman Gurdus
Shepherd in Israel-Palestine, c.1940
Watercolor and gouache on paper
Sheet: 25 5/8 x 20 in. (65 x 50.8 cm)
Signature: BR in paint: "L GURDUS"
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): Verso BR in pencil: "87 1/2"
Gift of Guido Schoenberger
Provenance: ?the artist. Guido Schoenberger (until 1964)
JM 74-64


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Hanukkah Lamp

Hanukkah Lamp

Karl Hagenauer (Austrian, 1898-1956)
  • Copper alloy: cast
  • 7 1/8 x 8 x 2 1/2 in. (18.1 x 20.3 x 6.4 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Purchase: Gift in memory of Joseph B. Hornik and Elizabeth Cats, 2005-43

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Marks: bottom, RC, stamped: "WHW" in circular field; bottom, LC, stamped: "MADE IN AUSTRIA" in rectangular field
Provenance: ?.[Kovac (Art Nouveau Dealer) Vienna, c. late 80s/early 90s]; Private Jewish Museum, Munich, sold to Mr.Orzel; [Mr. Orzel, London, sold to The Silver Fund]; [The Silver Fund, London, by 2005, sold to TJM]
2005-43

The Feast of the Rejoicing of the Law at the Synagogue in Leghorn, Italy
  • Oil on canvas
  • 55 5/8 x 68 3/4 in. (141.3 x 174.6 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Gruss, JM 28-55

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*Could not be unframed at time of cataloging to see verso of canvas
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Gruss
Provenance: ?.Mr and Mrs. Oscar Gruss, New York, N.Y. (until 1956)
JM 28-55

Study for Destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans
  • Oil on canvas
  • 13 5/8 x 16 3/8 in. (34.5 x 41.5 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Museum purchase, JM 64-62

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Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): Verso TL of backing board, label: "The Jewish Museum/JM 64-62
Scene from the Jewish War/ F.J. Heim II EE4"
Verso TR of backing board, label: "Dahesh Museum/601 FIFTH AVENUE NEW YORK, NY 10017 TEL 212-759-0606/LENDER: The Jewish Museum/ François-Joseph Heim/ Study for Destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans, 1824/ Oil on canvas, 12 x 14 3/4 inches (30.5 x 37.5 cm)/ JM 64-62/Telling Tales II: Religious Images in 19th Century/ Academic Art, October
15,2001-January 26, 2002"
Correspondence from the vendor, November 5, 1962, states: "The stretcher and reverse side of the canvas contain no identifying markings other than fragments of a sticker of a French art dealer."
Museum purchase
Provenance: ?. Chase Viele, Buffalo, N.Y. (until 1963)
JM 64-62

Hanukkah Lamp

Hanukkah Lamp

Rötger Herfurth (1722-1776; master 1748)

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Maker's mark: "RH"
Provenance: ?.Collection of Mrs. Martin Flersheim, Frankfurt, c. 1930; [purchased at Parke-Bernet in 1968]
JM 188-68

F.W. Herring
Portrait of Gatz Kranse, 1853
Oil on canvas
27 x 21 5/8 in. (68.6 x 54.9 cm)
Signature: Not signed
Mark(s):Verso TC, stamp: "S.N. DODGE'S/ARTS & PAINTER'S/ SUPPLY STORE/ 189 Chatham co/ of Oliver St/N YORK"
Verso, in blue chalk(?): "169/2865"
Inscription(s): Verso BR, in paint: "Gatz Krause Aged 100 years/of Santomysl Prussia/ Painted by/ F.W. Herring/1853."
Gift of Thea Klein
Provenance: ?the sitter. His great-granddaughter, Thea Klein (until 1961)
JM 79-61


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Eric Isenburger (American, 1902-1994)
Abraham Walkowitz, c. 1943
Oil on canvas
20 1/8 x 16 in. (51.2 x 40.6 cm)
Signature: BR in paint: "isenburger"
Mark(s): Verso TL of top stretcher in marker: "Catalogue #124"
Verso top stretcher in marker: " WaLKowiTZ by Eric Isenburger 1945"
Verso BL white tag and string, in pencil: "TR5520"
Inscription(s): None
Gift of Jula Isenburger in memory of Eric Isenburger
Provenance: the artist; Jula Isenburger, the artist's widow, New York, N.Y.
(until 1998)
1998-63


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Marcel Janco (Israeli, b. Romania, 1895-1984)
Untitled, late 1940s
Oil on board
19 1/2 x 27 11/16 in. (49.5 x 70.4 cm.)
Signature: LR in paint: "_ Janco"
Mark(s)/Inscription(s): Verso center and verso frame right stretcher in crayon: "35648"
Gift of Blanche and Romie Shapiro
Provenance: ?.Blanche and Romie Shapiro, New York, N.Y. (until 1981)
1981-18



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Andrew Karoly (American, b.1895) and Louis Szanto (American, 1889-1965)
Fleeting Refugees, 1945
Oil on canvas
38 x 46 3/16 in. (96.5 x 117.3 cm)
Signature: BR in paint: "A.KAROLY-L.SZANTO/1945"
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): Verso TR in red marker: "U7076"
Verso TR in black crayon: "REVERSE" (inverted)
Verso BR in red crayon: "P...54 55 0017"
Verso TR of frame in red marker: "U7076"
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Z. Steinhaus
Provenance: ?the artist. Richard Z. Steinhaus and Joan Goodman Steinhaus, later Joan Blinder, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. (until 1979)
JM 86-79

Morning Prayers

Ernest Kathelin (Belgian, active second half 19th century)

Morning Prayers, second half 19th century

  • Oil on canvas
  • 14 3/16 x 23 15/16 in. (36.1 x 60.8 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Dr. Harry G. Friedman, F 3697

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Signature: LL in paint: "Ernest Kathelin"
Mark(s):
BB UR label; "Dahesh Museum/ 601 FIFTH AVENUE NEW YORK, NY 10017/ TEL 212-759-0606/ LENDER: The Jewish Museum/ Ernest Kathelin/ Morning Prayers/ Oil on canvas, 14 1/2 x 24 inches (37 x 61 cm)/ F 3697/ Telling Tales II: Religious Images in 19th-Century/ Academic Art, October 15, 2001-January 26, 2002"
Verso canvas UL in ink: "IIBB12" and "Ernest(?)" in stylized writing
Gift of Dr. Harry G. Friedman
Provenance: ?.Dr. Harry G. Friedman, New York, N.Y. (before 1965)
F 3697

Man With Fur Hat

Isidor Kaufmann (Austrian, b. Hungary, 1853-1921)

Man With Fur Hat, c. 1910

  • Oil on panel
  • 16 1/8 x 12 3/16 in. (41 x 31 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Lisl Weil Marx in memory of her husband Julius Marx and his brother Rudolf Marx, 1985-179

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Signature: LR in paint: "Isidor Kaufmann"
Mark(s)/Insrciption(s):
Verso of frame, UC label: "Framed by/ LEO R...FELD/ 235 East 51st St. New York 22/ Plaza 5-5887"
Verso of panel, center, stamp in ink (oval): (possibly)"...ollam"
Verso of panel UR and UL in crayon: "140"
Verso of panel in ink: "Liou"
Gift of Lisl Weil Marx in memory of her husband Julius Marx and his brother Rudolf Marx
Provenance: ?.Julius Marx (until d.?); his wife, Lisl Weil Marx, New York, N.Y.
1985-179

Portrait of a Young Man

Isidor Kaufmann (Austrian, b. Hungary, 1853-1921)

Portrait of a Young Man, c. 1901

  • Oil on panel
  • 9 15/16 x 7 13/16 in. (25.3 x 19.8 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Lisl Weil Marx in memory of her husband Julius Marx and his brother Rudolf Marx, 1985-180

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Title Variation: Man with Fedora
Signature: LR in paint: "Isidor Kaufmann"
Mark(s):
Verso of panel, stencil: "20 1 30 25"
Verso of panel, center, stamp in ink: "Malerro...ten-H...g/ von FRANZ KEHLE/ WIEN/ I (Opemring)? 21/..."
Verso of panel, LL, label: "1901/ 204..."
Verso of panel, LR, label: "ED PANEL/ FRANZ KEHLE/ VI. Mariahilferstr. 1.c/ .WIEN."*
*Note: In pencil on this label: "n/D7/ 52"
Gift of Lisl Weil Marx in memory of her husband Julius Marx and his brother Rudolf Marx
Provenance: ?.Julius Marx (until d.?); his wife, Lisl Weil Marx, New York, N.Y.
1985-180

Arthur Kolnik (b. Galicia, active France, 1890-1972)
Portrait of Itzak Manger, n.d.a
Oil on canvas
18 1/8 x 13 in. (46.1 x 33 cm.)
Signature: LR in paint: "Kolnik"
Mark(s)/Inscriptions: Proper right tacking edge in crayon: "6801"
Verso of frame in ink: "LC136"
Gift of Irene Jaffe in memory of Nadia and Benjamin Tabachinsky
Provenance: ?.Nadia Tabachinsky (until d.?); her daughter, Irene Jaffe (until 1984)
1984-100

Torah Shield

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Hallmark: Lion passant stamped in hexagon field, CL; sword shape stamped, UC (in the crown); indecipherable object stamped in circular field, CR
Maker's mark: "CB" stamped in square field, with star shape below initials, CR; gothic "R" [year letter = 1867] stamped in circular field, UR
Inscription: UC engraved in crown in Hebrew "In honor of [Tetragrammaton] and his torah"; center engraved in proper left tablet in Hebrew "I am the lord your [Tetragrammaton] / You shall not have / Do not make / Remember the day / Honor thy father"; center engraved in proper right tablet in Hebrew "Do not kill / Do not commit adultery / Do not steal / Do not bare / Do not covet"; lower center engraved in cartouche in Hebrew "A gift of commemoration of their 25th wedding anniversary, this is given by Moshe son of Aharon Yaakov Flehsheuer and his wife Sarah daughter of Shimon Kielsheimer in the synagogue of the congregation of Wespe, 19th of Adar 1876"
Provenance: the maker, Utrecht, Netherlands; Moshe and Sahrah Flehsheuer (by 1876); given to the synagogue for Jewish Community of Weesp, Netherlands (until 1947) (the Community was dissolved and the synagogue used as a garage, now city offices). the Jewish Community of Amsterdam; sale, Sotheby's, New York, December 13, 2006, no. 100
2007-2


Kranz (possibly Thomas Kranz/Cranz, German, 1786-1853)
Untitled (Portrait of a Man), 1847
Oil on canvas mounted on wood
8 1/4 x 5 5/8 in. (21 x 14.3 cm.)
Signature: LR in paint: "Kranz 1847"
Mark(s):
Verso, UR in graphite: "Kranz/1847"
Verso, LL, circular ink stamp in German: "?Bunnesdenkmars?Zur Ausfuhr?"
Gift of Dr. Harry G. Friedman
Provenance: [Rockman Prints, New York, N.Y.]; Dr. Harry G. Friedman (until 1956)
F 4234


L
D. Levy (American, 19th century)
Three Indians Under Attack, 1867
Oil on cardboard
6 x 10 1/2 in. (15.2 x 26.7 cm.)
Signature: LR in paint: "D. Levy/1867"
Gift of Dr. Harry G. Friedman
Provenance: ?.Harry G. Friedman, New York, N.Y. (until 1958)
F 3687

C.L. Lewin (American, active mid-19th century)
Reverend Julius Katzenberg, 1857
Oil on canvas
35 3/4 x 29 in. (90.8 x 73.7 cm.)
Signature: LL in paint: "C.L. Lewin pinx. 1857"
Mark(s)/Inscriptions: Verso frame, along right in ink: "4578 A GoLd BROWN PhIL FELD/ 4578 A GoLd BROWN PhIL FELD"
Purchase: Daniel F. Friedenberg Gift and the Joshua Lowenfish Bequest Fund
Provenance: ?.Joel M. Woldman (by 1984); his brother, Murry B. Woldman, Alexandria, Va. (until 1986)
1986-234

C.L. Lewin (American, active mid-19th century)
Mrs. Julius Katzenberg, 1857
Oil on canvas
36 1/4 x 29 1/4 in. (92.1 x 74.3 cm.)
Signature: LL in paint: "C.L. Lewin pinx. 1857"
Mark(s)/Inscriptions: Verso frame, along right in ink: "4578 A GoLd BROWN PhIL FELD/ 4578 A GoLd BROWN PhIL FELD"
Purchase: Daniel F. Friedenberg Gift and the Joshua Lowenfish Bequest Fund
Provenance: ?.Joel M. Woldman (by 1984); his brother, Murry B. Woldman, Alexandria, Va. (until 1986)
1986-235

Edouard Friedrich Leybold (German, 1798-1847)
Sam Ehrenstamm, 1830
Oil on canvas
37 5/16 x 29 1/8 in. (94.7 x 74 cm.)
Signature: LL in paint: "E.F. Leybold/feci 1830"
Marks:
Verso frame, LR, label: "?271?/No. To: Rock ?"
Verso frame, right edge, in ink: "Leybold"
Backing (no longer attached to canvas) in ink: "Mordecai Emmanuel Noah" and label: "Grossvater's Bruder Samy Ehrenstamm"
Gift of Dr. Harry G. Friedman
Provenance: ?the sitter, Sam Ehrenstamm, or sitter's family, Vienna, Austria (1830-?). ?Mordecai Emmanuel Noah, New York, N.Y. (until d. 1851). [Rockman Prints, New York, N.Y.]; Dr. Harry G. Friedman, New York, N.Y (until 1956)
F 4211


M
Landscape

Abraham Manievich (American, b. Russia, 1881-1942) Previously thought to be: Mané-Katz (French, b. Ukraine, 1894-1962)

Landscape, 1914

  • Oil on canvas
  • 23 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. (59.1 x 64.1 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • The Rose and Benjamin Mintz Collection, M 1001

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Signature: LR in paint: "Mane Katz 1914"
Mark(s): BB UR label: "Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris/ L'Ecole de Paris/ 29 novembre 2000-11 mars 2001/ Mane-Katz/ Paysage, 1914/ The Jewish Museum, NY"
The Rose and Benjamin Mintz Collection
Provenance: ?. Benjamin Mintz, Warsaw, Poland and New York, N.Y. (until d. 1940); Rose Mintz (until d. 1953); The Estate of Rose Mintz (1953-before 1976)
M 1001

Russian Shtetl

Mané-Katz (French, b. Ukraine, 1894-1962)

Russian Shtetl, c. 1931

  • Oil on canvas
  • 25 5/8 x 32 1/8 in. (65 x 81.7 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Norman and Lois Barbanell Rosen, 1981-329
  • © 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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Signature: LC in paint: "MANÉ-KATZ"
Inscription(s): Verso (canvas relined, inscription recorded by donor): "A MON CHER AMI OPATOSHOV PARIS 19/1V 1931"
Gift of Norman and Lois Barbanell Rosen
Provenance: the artist; Opatoshov, Paris, 1931. [Greer Gallery, New York, until about 1865, sold to Rosen], Norman and Lois Barbanell Rosen, Maryland (about 1965-1981)
1981-329

Mané-Katz (Russian and French, 1894-1962)
Armageddon, n.d.a
Oil on canvas
35 1/2 x 27 3/4 in. (90.2 x 70.5 cm.)
Signature: Not signed
Marks/Inscription(s):
Verso canvas UC in crayon: "WEINTRAUB"
Verso frame LL label (partial, torn UL):
"__: Temporary displays from the museum collection
The Mané-Katz Museum/ 89 Panorama St., Tel. 83482/ Collection: The late Artist's works: painting, drawing/ and sculpture as well as his/ collection of carpets furniture Judaica
__: Permanent display
__above
__Israel"
Gift of John Weichsel and Judith Weichsel Carr
Provenance: ?.John Weichsel and Judith Weichsel Carr, Albuquerque, N. Mex. (until 1992)
1992-7

Yeshiva Student

Mané-Katz (French, b. Ukraine, 1894-1962)

Yeshiva Student, mid-20th century

  • Oil on canvas
  • 10 5/8 x 8 5/8 in. (26.9 x 21.8 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Meyer Schapiro, 1995-107
  • © 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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Signature: BR in paint: "M.K."
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): Verso on canvas in paint: "Mané-Katz"
Gift of Meyer Schapiro
Provenance: ?the artist; Meyer Shapiro, New York, N.Y. (until 1995)
1995-107

Jean-Louis E. Meissonier (French, 1815-1891)
Formerly attributed to Moritz Daniel Oppenheim (German, 1800-1882)
Gentleman in His Study, 1856
Oil on panel
8 1/8 x 5 9/16 in. (20.7 x 14.1 cm)
Signature: BL in paint: "J. Meissonier"*
*Note: This signature cannot be seen with the naked eye. Examination under a stereo binocular microscope shows the signature is covered by varnish and is closer to the actual paint surface than the inscription on the BL in paint:
"Oppenheim 1861"
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): None
Gift of Georges E. Seligmann
Provenance: ?. Georges E. Seligmann, New York, N.Y. (until 1959)
JM 67-59

Meyer
Entrance to Camp, 1943
Watercolor on paper
15 5/16 x 17 3/8 in. (38.9 x 44.1 cm)
Signature: BR in pencil: (possibly) "Meyer/terezin 14..."
Mark(s): Recto BR, embossment which contains the letter: "ABO"
Inscription(s): Verso TC in pencil: "22..."
Bequest of Greta Pearlman Estate
Provenance: the artist [Terezin Ghetto; sold to Greta Pearlman]; Greta Pearlman (until 1975)
JM 84-75

He Cast a Look and Went Mad
  • Oil on canvas
  • 43 x 52 1/2 in. (109.2 x 133.4 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Mrs. Rose Mintz, JM 14-75

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Signature: LR in paint: "M Minkowski 1910"
Mark(s): Frame LC in Hebrew: "He Cast a Look and Went Mad"
Gift of Mrs. Rose Mintz
Provenance: ?. Benjamin Mintz, Warsaw, Poland and New York, N.Y. (until d. 1940); Rose Mintz (until d. 1953); The Estate of Rose Mintz (1953-before 1976)
JM 14-75

After the Pogrom
  • Oil on canvas
  • 40 7/8 x 60 in. (103.9 x 152.4 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Lester S. Klein, 1986-80

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Signature: LL in paint: M Minkowski
Gift of Lester S. Klein
Provenance: ?.Lester S. Klein, Boynton Beach, Fla. (until 1986)
1986-80

Edouard Moyse (French, b. 1827)
Sukkoth, c. 1860
Oil on canvas
16 1/4 x 13 1/8 in. (41.3 x 33.4 cm.)
Signature: Not signed
Gift of Frances Dworecki and children Roman Dworecki, Maria Arnett and Harvey Arnett in memory of Sam Dworecki
Provenance: ?.Frances Dworecki, New York, N.Y. (until 1983)
1983-209

Edouard Moyse (French, b. 1827)
Wedding Ceremony, c. 1860
Oil on canvas
12 1/8 x 21 in. (30.9 x 53.3 cm.)
Signature: LR in paint: "M"
Inscription(s): Verso frame in ink: "1869"
Gift of Frances Dworecki and children Roman Dworecki, Maria Arnett and Harvey Arnett in memory of Sam Dworecki
Provenance: ?.Frances Dworecki, New York, N.Y. (until 1983)
1983-210

Edouard Moyse (French, b. 1827)
Vision, c. 1860
Oil on canvas
12 1/8 x 9 1/4 in. (31.8 x 23.5 cm.)
Signature: LR in paint: "M"
Mark(s):
Verso LR label in ink: "352"
Verso center stamp: DE RIVIERE/Colours et Toiles S...p.../.../PARIS"
Gift of Frances Dworecki and children Roman Dworecki, Maria Arnett and Harvey Arnett in memory of Sam Dworecki
Provenance: ?.Frances Dworecki, New York, N.Y. (until 1983)
1983-211

Inquisition

Edouard Moyse (French, 1827-1908)

Inquisition, after 1872

  • Oil on canvas
  • 14 3/4 x 24 1/8 in. (37.5 x 61.3 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Frances Dworecki and children Roman Dworecki, Maria Arnett, and Harvey Arnett in memory of Sam Dworecki, 1983-212

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Signature: LR in paint: "M"
Gift of Frances Dworecki and children Roman Dworecki, Maria Arnett and Harvey Arnett in memory of Sam Dworecki
Provenance: ?.Frances Dworecki, New York, N.Y. (until 1983)
1983-212


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O
Moritz Daniel Oppenheim (German, 1800-1882)
A Father Telling a Parable to His Children, c. 1825
Oil on paper
4 13/16 x 5 5/8 in. (12.2 x 14.2 cm)
Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): Verso on backing board in red pencil: "241"
Inscription(s): "Verso along bottom edge of sheet German script. Penmanship is difficult to read.
Gift of Georges E. Seligmann
Provenance: ?. Georges E. Seligmann, New York, N.Y. (until 1981)
1981-299

The Return of the Volunteer from the Wars of Liberation to His Family Still Living in Accordance with Old Customs (Die Heimkehr des Freiwilligen aus den Befreiungskriegen zu den nach alter Sitte lebenden Seinen)
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The Return of the Volunteer from the Wars of Liberation to His Family Still Living in Accordance with Old Customs (Die Heimkehr des Freiwilligen aus den Befreiungskriegen zu den nach alter Sitte lebenden Seinen)


Title Variations: Die Rückkehr des Freiwilligen, The Return of the Volunteer
Signature: BR in paint: (stylized) "M OPPENHEIM./1834."
Mark(s): Verso, Jewish Museum exhibition label on backing board in type: "Moritz Daniel Oppenheim/ The Return of the Jewish Volunteer, 1833-34/Oil on canvas/ 34 x 36 3/4"/The Jewish Museum, New York/ Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Levy, the owner maintaining life/rights, 1984-61"
Verso of frame TL, label in type: " Catalogue #99/ 1982.2.137/ Crate/ Title RETURN OF THE JEWISH VOLUNTEER/ Lender: Edgar Rebner/ 1984 - 61 5sc105"
Inscription(s): None
Gift of Richard and Beatrice Levy
Provenance: the artist (until 1835; gift to Gabriel Reisser); Gabriel Reisser (from 1835). Edgar Rebner, New York, N.Y., later Lugano, Switzerland (until 1984; sold to Richard D. Levy); Richard Levy, Pompano, FL. (1984)
1984-61


Title Variations: Wochenfest, Shevuos-Feast of Weeks
Signature: BR in paint: "M Oppenheim. 1880."
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): Verso, BR of frame in marker: "2"
Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc.
Provenance: the artist's family (after 1866; sold to Hermann Cramer); Hermann Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (until d. 1919); his wife, Hedwig Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (1919-d. 1934); her son, Sally H. Cramer, Hamburg, Germany, later London, England (1934-d.1952); his son, Robert Cramer (1952); [sale, ?London, England, about 1952]?.Oscar Gruss, New York, N.Y.(until 1999)
1999-85

Sabbath Rest (Sabbath-Ruhe auf der Gasse)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 20 3/8 x 24 in. (51.8 x 61 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc., 1999-86

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Title Variation: Sabbath Ruhe
Signature: BR in paint: "1866 MOppenheim"
Mark(s): Verso TL of frame etched in wood: "48" (inverted)
Verso TL of backing board label in print and pen: " FLOOR ROOM
PIECE/Keating 597790 Patterns/Jewish life/MR Mike Gruss 23"
Inscription(s): None
Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc.
Provenance: the artist's family (after 1866; sold to Hermann Cramer); Hermann Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (until d. 1919); his wife, Hedwig Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (1919-d. 1934); her son, Sally H. Cramer, Hamburg, Germany, later London, England (1934-d.1952); his son, Robert Cramer (1952); [sale, ?London, England, about 1952]?.Oscar Gruss, New York, N.Y.(until 1999)
1999-86

The Wedding (Die Trauung)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 26 x 21 3/8 in. (66 x 54.4 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc., 1999-87

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The Wedding (Die Trauung)

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Title Variation: Die Hochzeit
Signature: BL in paint: "M Oppenheim.pinx/1866"
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): None
Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc.
Provenance: the artist's family (after 1866; sold to Hermann Cramer); Hermann Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (until d. 1919); his wife, Hedwig Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (1919-d. 1934); her son, Sally H. Cramer, Hamburg, Germany, later London, England (1934-d.1952); his son, Robert Cramer (1952); [sale, ?London, England, about 1952]?.Oscar Gruss, New York, N.Y.(until 1999)
1999-87

Seder (The Passover Meal) (Der Oster-Abend)
  • Oil on paper on canvas
  • 24 1/2 x 18 in. (62.2 x 45.7 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc., 1999-88

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Signature: BL in paint: "M Oppenheim/186..."
Mark(s): Verso BL of frame in marker: "4"
Inscription(s): Verso TC on canvas in pencil: "19"
Verso left stretcher in pencil: "148t" (top) and "IV" (center) and "16" (bottom)
Verso bottom stretcher in pencil: "74"
Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc.
Provenance: the artist's family (after 1866; sold to Hermann Cramer); Hermann Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (until d. 1919); his wife, Hedwig Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (1919-d. 1934); her son, Sally H. Cramer, Hamburg, Germany, later London, England (1934-d.1952); his son, Robert Cramer (1952); [sale, ?London, England, about 1952]?.Oscar Gruss, New York, N.Y.(until 1999)
1999-88

The Examination (Das Verhören)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 26 5/16 x 21 5/8 in. (66.8 x 54.9 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc., 1999-89

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The Examination (Das Verhören)

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The Examination (Das Verhören)


Title Variations: Das Verhören, Hearing the Task
Signature: BR in paint: "MOppenheim feait/1868"
Mark(s): Verso, TL on frame, label in pencil: "New York/Mr. and Mrs. Gruss/MGß6/949/0310^0"
Verso, TC on frame, label in print: "J.P. Schneider jr./ Vergolderei.Spiegel.u.Rahman.Fabrik/...th.../...a...Main/23...23"
Inscription(s): None
Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc.
Provenance: the artist's family (after 1866; sold to Hermann Cramer); Hermann Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (until d. 1919); his wife, Hedwig Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (1919-d. 1934); her son, Sally H. Cramer, Hamburg, Germany, later London, England (1934-d.1952); his son, Robert Cramer (1952); [sale, ?London, England, about 1952]?.Oscar Gruss, New York, N.Y.(until 1999)
1999-89

Ushering in the Sabbath (Sabbath-Anfang)
  • Oil on paper on board
  • 17 15/16 x 14 1/8 in. (45.6 x 35.9 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc., 1999-90

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Ushering in the Sabbath (Sabbath-Anfang)


Title Variations: Sabbath Anfang, The Sabbath Eve
Signature: BL in paint: "M Oppenheim.f."
Mark(s): Verso TR, label on backing board in print: "OLLENDORFF FINE ARTS/ FINEART PACKERS AND SHIPPERS/NEW YORK SAN FRANCISCO/LOT No. 9160A Piece No.5"
Verso TL, label in print and pen: "the israel museum, jerusalem, israel/artist mortiz oppenheim/title ushering in the Sabbath, 1865/acq. no./donor/fund lent by the Collection Oscar Gruss, New York/Exhibition: Moritz Oppenheim. The First Jewish Painter. Sept.83-Jan.84"
Inscription(s): None
Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc.
Provenance: the artist's family (after 1866; sold to Hermann Cramer); Hermann Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (until d. 1919); his wife, Hedwig Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (1919-d. 1934); her son, Sally H. Cramer, Hamburg, Germany, later London, England (1934-d.1952); his son, Robert Cramer (1952); [sale, ?London, England, about 1952]?.Oscar Gruss, New York, N.Y.(until 1999)
1999-90

The Rabbi's Blessing (Der Segen des Rabbi)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 23 x 18 3/4 in. (58.4 x 47.6 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc., 1999-91

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The Rabbi's Blessing (Der Segen des Rabbi)

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The Rabbi's Blessing (Der Segen des Rabbi)


Title Variation: Der Segen des Rabbi
Signature: BR in paint: (stylized) "MOppenheim.f./1866"
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): Verso BR of frame in red crayon: "J"
Verso TR of frame in pencil: "IV"
Verso right side of frame etched in wood: "P 231...x4..." (The letter "P" is circled)
Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc.
Provenance: the artist's family (after 1866; sold to Hermann Cramer); Hermann Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (until d. 1919); his wife, Hedwig Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (1919-d. 1934); her son, Sally H. Cramer, Hamburg, Germany, later London, England (1934-d.1952); his son, Robert Cramer (1952); [sale, ?London,
England, about 1952]?. Oscar Gruss, New York, N.Y.(before 1999)
1999-91

Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) (Das Laubhütten-Fest)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 25 7/16 x 22 in. (64.6 x 55.9 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc., 1999-92

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Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) (Das Laubhütten-Fest)

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Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) (Das Laubhütten-Fest)


Title Variations: Das laubhüttenfest, The Tabernacle
Signature: BR in paint: "M Oppenheim./1867"
Mark(s): Verso TR top stretcher, label: "LEI...LS/Tel:-7335. Feast of Tabernacles/(Dinner in the Family-Suc.../...of Work Das Laubhüttenfe..."*
*Note: BC of this label in pencil: "H." (circled)
Inscription(s): None
Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc.
Provenance: the artist's family (after 1866; sold to Hermann Cramer); Hermann
Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (until d. 1919); his wife, Hedwig Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (1919-d. 1934); her son, Sally H. Cramer, Hamburg, Germany, later London, England (1934-d.1952); his son, Robert Cramer (1952); [sale, ?London, England, about 1952]?.Oscar Gruss, New York, N.Y.(until 1999)
1999-92

The Conclusion of the Sabbath (Sabbath-Ausgang)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 25 1/4 x 21 7/8 in. (64.1 x 55.6 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc., 1999-93

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Title Variations: Sabbath Ausgang, The Going Out of the Sabbath
Signature: BL in paint: "MOppenheim.fecit.1866."
Mark(s): Verso TL top stretcher, label: "the israel museum, jerusalem, israel/artist
Moritz Oppenheim/title The Conclusion of the Sabbath, 1866/acq.
no./donor/fund lent by the Collection/Oscar Gruss, New York/Exhibition: Moritz Oppenheim: The first/ Jewish Painter. Sept.83-Jan.84"
Verso BR right stretcher, label: "Framed For/Order #? Member/ AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CUSTOM FRAME MAKERS INC NEW YORK(logo)/ APF MANUFACTURING INC./Shop: 315 East 91 Street New York 28/Showrooms: 231 East 60 Street New York 22/1228 Second Ave. New York 21/Artist/Title/Size Medium"
Verso TL of frame, label: "New York/Gruss Collection/ MGB6/ 942/03/012"
Verso LC of frame in marker: "E" (reversed)
Verso BL of frame in red paint: "T" (sideways)
Verso BC of frame in marker: "I"
Verso RC of frame in marker: "II" (sideways)
Inscription(s): None
Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc.
Provenance: the artist's family (after 1866; sold to Hermann Cramer); Hermann Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (until d. 1919); his wife, Hedwig Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (1919-d. 1934); her son, Sally H. Cramer, Hamburg, Germany, later London, England (1934-d.1952); his son, Robert Cramer (1952); [sale, ?London, England, about 1952]?.Oscar Gruss, New York, N.Y.(until 1999)
1999-93

The Heder (The Jewish Elementary School) (Der Cheder - Die jüdische Elementarschule)
  • Oil on composition board
  • 8 5/8 x 11 3/8 in. (21.8 x 28.8 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc., 1999-94

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The Heder (The Jewish Elementary School) (Der Cheder - Die jüdische Elementarschule)


Title Variations: Kleinkinderschule, Der Cheder-Die jüdische Elementarschule, A Jewish School for Infants, Der "Cheder"-die Kinderlernstube
Signature: BR in paint: "M Oppenheim./1878"
Mark(s): Verso TR, label remnant: "18"
Verso TL, label in pen: " the israel museum, jerusalem, israel/artist
Moritz Oppenheim/title The Heder, 1878/ acq. no./ donor/fund lent by the Collection/ Oscar Gruss, New York/ Exhibition: Moritz Oppenheim. The first/Jewish Painter. Sept.83-Jan.84"
Verso TL of frame, label in print: "FA OLLENDORFF FINE ARTS/FINE ART PACKERS AND SHIPPERS/ NEW YORK SAN FRANCISCO/ Lot No. Piece No./9160A 3"
Inscription(s): Verso TC in pencil: "3..."
Verso TR in blue crayon: "...24"
Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc.
Provenance: the artist's family (after 1866; sold to Hermann Cramer); Hermann
Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (until d. 1919); his wife, Hedwig Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (1919-d. 1934); her son, Sally H. Cramer, Hamburg, Germany, later London, England (1934-d.1952); his son, Robert Cramer (1952); [sale, ?London, England, about 1952]?.Oscar Gruss, New York, N.Y.(until 1999)
1999-94

The Return of the Volunteer (Die Rückkehr des Freiwilligen)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 22 5/8 x 27 5/8 in. (57.4 x 70.1 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc., 1999-95

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The Return of the Volunteer (Die Rückkehr des Freiwilligen)


Title Variations: Die Rückkehr des Freiwilligen, The Volunteer's Return
Signature: BR in paint: "M Oppenheim fec..."
Mark(s): Verso TL top stretcher, Jewish Museum label: "L 1986-6/FROM REGINA GRUSS"
Verso TC top stretcher, label: "...r's Return.../(Volunt...home from/the wars of liberation)/Title of Work Die Rueckkehr des Freiwilligen"*
*Note: This label BL in pencil: "XVII" (circled)
Verso TR bottom stretcher, label: "952"
Inscription(s): None
Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc.
Provenance: the artist's family (after 1866; sold to Hermann Cramer); Hermann Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (until d. 1919); his wife, Hedwig Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (1919-d. 1934); her son, Sally H. Cramer, Hamburg, Germany, later London, England (1934-d.1952); his son, Robert Cramer (1952); [sale, ?London, England, about 1952]?.Oscar Gruss, New York, N.Y.(until 1999)
1999-95

Purim (Feast of Esther) (Das Purim-Fest)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 18 7/8 x 22 7/8 in. (48 x 58.2 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc., 1999-96

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Title Variations: Das Purimfest, The Feast of Purim
Signature: BL in paint: "M Oppenheim. f 1873."
Mark(s): Verso TL top stretcher, label: "FA (circled) OLLENDORFF FINE ARTS/ FINE ART PACKERS AND SHIPPERS/ NEW YORK SAN FRANCISCO/ Lot No. Piece No./9160A 4"
Verso BL of frame, label: "the israel museum, jerusalem, israel/artist Moritz Oppenheim/title Purim (the Feast of Esther)/acq.no./donor/fund lent by the Collection/Oscar Gruss, New York/ Exhibition: Moritz oppenheim. The first/Jewish Painter. Sept.83-Jan.84"
Inscription(s): None
Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc.
Provenance: the artist's family (after 1866; sold to Hermann Cramer); Hermann Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (until d. 1919); his wife, Hedwig Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (1919-d. 1934); her son, Sally H. Cramer, Hamburg, Germany, later London, England (1934-d.1952); his son, Robert Cramer (1952); [sale, ?London, England, about 1952]?.Oscar Gruss, New York, N.Y.(until 1999)
1999-96

The Godfather Awaits the Child (Der Gevatter erwartet das Kind)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 21 3/4 x 26 15/16 in. (55.2 x 68.5 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc., 1999-97

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Title Variations: Der Gevatter erwartet das Kind, The Godfather Waiting for the Child
Signature: BL in paint: " M Oppenheim/PINX/MDCCCLXVII"
Mark(s): Verso TC of frame, label: "...t am Main/...markt 23."
Inscription(s): None
Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc. Provenance: the artist's family (after 1866; sold to Hermann Cramer); Hermann Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (until d. 1919); his wife, Hedwig Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (1919-d. 1934); her son, Sally H. Cramer, Hamburg, Germany, later London, England (1934-d.1952); his son, Robert Cramer (1952); [sale, ?London, England, about 1952]?.Oscar Gruss, New York, N.Y.(until 1999)
1999-97

The Presentation at the Synagogue (Das Schultragen)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 28 1/8 x 22 7/16 in. (71.5 x 57 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc., 1999-98

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Title Variations: Das Schultragen, The Carrying in to Synagogue
Signature: BC in paint: "M Oppenheim. 1869"
Mark(s): Verso TC of frame, label: "...t am Main/...markt 23."
Inscription(s): None
Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc.
Provenance: the artist's family (after 1866; sold to Hermann Cramer); Hermann Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (until d. 1919); his wife, Hedwig Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (1919-d. 1934); her son, Sally H. Cramer, Hamburg, Germany, later London, England (1934-d.1952); his son, Robert Cramer (1952); [sale, ?London, England, about 1952]?.Oscar Gruss, New York, N.Y.(until 1999)
1999-98

The Bar Mitzvah Discourse (Bar-Mizwa-Vortag)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 23 x 26 1/4 in. (58.4 x 66.7 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc., 1999-99

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Title Variation: ar-Mitzwa-Vortag
Signature: BR in paint:"MOppenheim.1869"
Marks(s): Verso TC of frame, label: "...t am Main/...markt 23."
Inscription(s): None
Gift of the Oscar and Regina Gruss Charitable and Educational Foundation, Inc.
Provenance: the artist's family (after 1866; sold to Hermann Cramer); Hermann Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (until d. 1919); his wife, Hedwig Cramer, Frankfurt, Germany (1919-d. 1934); her son, Sally H. Cramer, Hamburg, Germany, later London, England (1934-d.1952); his son, Robert Cramer (1952); [sale, ?London, England, about 1952]?.Oscar Gruss, New York, N.Y.(until 1999)
1999-99

Moritz Daniel Oppenheim (German, 1800-1882)
Bacchanalia and The Noble Effect of the Wine, c. 1822
Oil on paper
Each: 2 1/4 x 9 7/8 in. (5.7 x 25.1 cm)
Bequest of Georges E. Seligmann
Signature: Not signed
Mark(s):
"20 Mark" in graphite, on verso of secondary paper, UL
"2 1/4 Margin on all round" in graphite, on verso of secondary paper, center
Label "This property, gouache / of Moritz Oppenheim, prof. / has been given in 1960 to / the Jewish Museum, / N.Y. City, and must be delivered to it upon my / decease. George Seligman / Feb. 1961" in ink, attached to verso frame, UL
Label "Property of / George Seligmann / of New York USA" in ink, attached to verso frame, UR
Inscription(s):
Upper center, in graphite, on secondary paper, "Bacchanalia"
Lower center, in graphite, on secondary paper, "die edlere wirkung des weines-"
Provenance: the artist, Moritz Daniel Oppenheim. his great-grandson, Georges E. Seligmann, New York, NY (until 1960)
JM 77-60a,b


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Femme Assise

Jules Pascin (American, b. Bulgaria, 1885-1930)

Femme Assise, 1929

  • Oil on canvas
  • 36 1/4 x 28 3/4 in. (92.1 x 73 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of The Muriel and William Rand Collection, 1994-702

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Signature: UR, in paint: Pascin
Mark(s): "DOUANES / EXPOSITION / PARIS" stamped within a circle shape, on verso stretcher, UL
"DOUANES / CENTRES / EXPORTATION / PARIS" stamped within a circle shape, on verso stretcher, LL
Label "1202." typed, on verso stretcher, UL
Gallery label "GALERIE CHARPENTIER / 76, RUE DU FG SAINT-HONORE PARIS / Anjou 57-61 - 34-82 / FIGURES NUES / D'ÉCOLE FRANÇAISE / 1953" printed, on verso stretcher, UC
"11 E / 26461" in ink, verso stretcher, CL
Label "NASSAU COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART / European Art Between the World Wars / May 9-August 1, 2004 / Jules Pascin / Femme assise (seated woman) 1929 / oil on canvas / The Jewish Museum / 74.2004.2" printed, on verso stretcher, CR
Label "The Jewish Museum / 1109 Fifth Avenue / New York / New York 10128 / L1993-3.7 / Jules Pascin, Untitled (nude woman) / Lender: William Rand / COLLECTING FOR THE 21ST CENTURY” typed, on verso frame, UR
"PHOTO" stamped on verso stretcher, center
"ce ableau doit etre verni apres Juillet" in graphite, on verso stretcher, center
Inscription(s): None
Provenance: the artist. [Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris (probably by 1929)]. Albert Sarraut, Paris. [?Galerie Paul Petrides, Paris]; sold to Stephen Hahn Gallery, New York (by 1961); sold to William Rand, New York (until 1994)
1994-702

Sukkot

Leopold Pilichowski (Polish, 1869-1933)

Sukkot, 1894/95

  • Oil on canvas
  • 43 x 54 1/2 in. (109.2 x 138.4 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Gruss This painting may have belonged to Isser and Friedl Reifer, who fled their home in Vienna in 1938, JM 89-55

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Gruss This painting may have belonged to Isser and Friedl Reifer, who fled their home in Vienna in 1938, JM 89-55
Signature: LC, in oil: Leop PILICHOWSKI / Lódz
Mark(s): [Indecipherable] in paint on verso stretcher, CR
Inscription(s): Lower Center [on bench back], in oil, in Hebrew: [In memory of my brother Hanoch]
Lower center [on book cover], in oil, in Hebrew: [Mahzor ...]
Provenance: ?.possibly Isser and Friedl Reifer, (fled Vienna 1938). Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Gruss, New York, NY (until 1955)
JM 89-55


Q
None at this time.


R
Pomegranates

Reuven Rubin (Israeli, b. Romania, 1893-1974)

Pomegranates, 1942

  • Oil on canvas
  • 9 x 14 1/16 in. (22.9 x 35.8 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Benson E.L. Timmons III, 1981-20

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Signature: BL in paint: "rubin"
Mark(s): Verso top stretcher partial label: "HAYES STORAGE/ROOF WAREHOUSE EXPERT PACKERS OF ART/ 5-7 EAST 61ST. NEW YORK,N.Y./46"
Verso of canvas TR, two ink stamps: "CENTRALE" (inside of a circle. This stamp is also on the right stretcher.)
Verso TL of frame, label: "32173"
Verso TR of frame, stamp: "...CEN..." (inside of a circle.)
Inscription(s): Verso TR of canvas in blue crayon: "g"
Verso, left stretcher in pencil: "Empire"
Verso, top stretcher in pencil: "POMEGRANATES"
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Benson E.L. Timmons III
Provenance: ?.Mrs. Benson Timmons, Southampton, N.Y. (about 1946-until 1981)
1981-20

Goldfish Vendor

Reuven Rubin (Israeli, b. Romania, 1893-1974)

Goldfish Vendor, 1928

  • Oil on canvas
  • 29 1/2 X 24 in. (74.9 x 61 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Kitty and Harold J. Ruttenberg, 1985-227

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Signature: LL in paint: "Rubin" in English and Hebrew
Mark(s): BB UL label: "The Jewish Museum 199/ New York/ JEWISH EXPERIENCE IN THE ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY/ 2nd/ G/ 2/ 10/14/75 - 1/25/76/ R. RUBIN/ ARAB FISHERMAN/ M/M Harold J. Ruttenberg"
UL label: "the Barbican Art Gallery/ #32 9/ Barbican Art Gallery/ London EC2Y 8DS/ 01 638 4141/ Chagall to Kitaj/ 289/ Reuven Rubin/ Arab Fisherman 1928/ The Jewish Museum,/ New York"
UC label: "Ultra Violet Filter/ Plexiglas/ clean with warm soapy water/ using soft cloth"
LL label (partially in Hebrew): "RUBIN MUSEUM FOUNDATION/ 14 Bialik St. Tel Aviv/ Home Visit - Rubin's Paintings from Public and Private Collections/ 25.4.98 - 1.9.98/ Reuven Rubin/ The Goldfish Vendor, 1982/ Coll. of the Jewish Museum, N.Y./ 843 98/520"
Stretcher: LL in ink: "20 BT" & LC in ink: "4617 Semicolor (?) WASH Phil FELD"
Inscription(s): None
Provenance: the artist; sold to Helena Rubenstein, New York, NY (by December, 1928); sold to Jacob Weintraub, New York, NY (by May 1966); traded to Joseph Stieglitz, Tel-Aviv, Israel; sold to Harold Ruttenberg, New York, NY (November 1968 until 1985)
1985-227


S
Hanukkah Lamp

Hanukkah Lamp

Johann Valentin Schüler (1650-1720; master 1680)

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Hallmarks: Frankfurt eagle in round field ; very small swan or duck, standing, facing left in oval field
Maker's mark: Letter "S" inside letter "V" in heart-shaped field
Provenance: ?.(in France sometime between 1893 and 1970, based on French tax stamp). Mr. and Mrs. Michael M. Zagayski (acquired between 1940 and 1959); [sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York March 18-19, 1964, no. 305]
JM 19-64

Hanukkah Lamp

Hanukkah Lamp

Matheus Staedlein (active 1716-1735)

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Hallmark: "N" in circle
Maker's mark: "MS" in oval
Inscription: “Three blessings on kindling the lights" / "Ma'oz Tzur" (O Fortress, Rock of My Salvation) [in Hebrew, missing the last verse]
Provenance: ?.Frau Jacob H. Weiller, Frankfurt (before 1930); sale, Hugo Helbing, Munich (1930). Dr. Harry G. Friedman (by 1939; until 1939-41)
F 197


T
None at this time.


U
Artist Unknown
Mindel Kalischer, c. 1850
Oil on canvas
27 1/16 x 21 1/8 in. (68.7 x 53.7 cm.)
Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): None
Gift of the children of Reverend Arnold Levy
Provenance: the sitter's son, Arnold Levy; his son Max J. Levy New York, N.Y. (before 1949)
JM 147-47

Portrait of Fritz and Walter Fraenkel
  • Oil and gouache on canvas
  • 19 x 16 5/8 in. (48.3 x 42.2 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Bequest of Lili H. Fraenkel, 1982-212

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Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): None
Bequest of Lili H. Fraenkel
Provenance: one of the sitter's, Heinrich Walter Fraenkel (1879-d.?); his wife, Lili Fraenkel, née Baer, Westfield, N.J.(until d.1979)
1982-212

Artist Unknown
Portrait of Wife of Rabbi Solma Danziger, c. 1850
Oil on canvas
25 x 20 1/16 in. (63.5 x 50.9 cm.)
Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): Verso, TC of backing board, typed label: "The Jewish Museum/ 1109 Fifth Avenue/ New York/New York 10028/ Mrs. Danziger/146A-47/Artist Unknown"
Inscription(s): Verso, top stretcher of frame imprint in wood: "MR DAN...GER"*
Verso, TR of backing board in red marker: "'46-2"
Gift of Max J. Levy
Provenance: the sitter; her grandson, Arnold Levy; his son, Max J. Levy, New York, N.Y. (before 1946)
JM 146-47.2

Artist Unknown
Portrait of Rabbi Solma Danziger, c. 1850
Oil on canvas
25 11/16 x 20 5/8 in. (65.3 x 52.3 cm.)
Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): Verso, TC of backing board, label (typed): "The Jewish Museum/1109 Fifth Avenue/New York/New York 10028/ Rabbi Danziger/146-47/ Artist unknown/ Jm 146b-47 (in pen)"
Inscription(s): Verso, TR of backing board in red marker: " '46-3"
Verso, TC of top stretcher, imprint in wood:" MRS DANZIGER"*
Gift of Max J. Levy
Provenance: the sitter, Rabbi Solma Danziger; his grandson, Arnold Levy; his son, Max J. Levy, New York, N.Y. (before 1946)
JM 146-47.1

Artist Unknown
Portrait of Isidor Singer, c. 1860
Oil on canvas
29 7/8 x 24 7/8 in. (75.9 x 63.2 cm.)
Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): Verso BR, stamp: "2530"
Verso BL, stamp: "PREPARED/BY/ED WD DECHAU(N or X)/NEW YORK."
Inscription(s): None
Gift of William M. Blatt
Provenance: ?. William M. Blatt, Boston, Mass. (until 1953)
JM 103-52

Portrait of Isaac Jacob Gans
  • Oil on canvas
  • 17 3/4 x 14 1/16 in. (45 x 35.7 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Margot Wittkower, 1992-60

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Title Variation: Portrait of Isaac Gans of Celle
Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): Verso of frame in pencil: "Hans Hofbanker Gans/Hannover Zelle near Hannover"
Gift of Margot Wittkower
Provenance: ?Fredche Gans, daughter of Isaac Jacob Gans (after 1798); her son, ?Jacob Ephraim Dufresne (before 1836);?his daughter, Cecilie Ephraim Dufresne(after 1936-d.1913); her grandson, Rudolf Wittkower (after 1913-d.1975); his wife Margot Wittkower, New York, N.Y. (until 1992)
1992-60

Portrait of Jacob Ephraim Dufresne
  • Oil on canvas
  • 17 3/4 x 14 1/2 in. (45.1 x 36.8 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Margot Wittkower, 1992-62

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Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): Verso of frame, along top in pencil: "John A. Ephraim/Naen 1813 gen. Dufresne/Vater d. Jean Dufr. u. der Frau Wittkower/1857"
Gift of Margot Wittkower
Provenance: ?Jacob Ephraim Dufresne (before 1836);?his daughter, Cecilie
Ephraim Dufresne (after 1936-d.1913); her grandson, Rudolf Wittkower (after 1913-d.1975); his wife Margot Wittkower, New York, N.Y. (until 1992)
1992-62

Artist Unknown
The Worshipper: Morning Prayers, n.d.a.
Oil on leather
9 13/16 x 8 in. (24.9 x 20.3 cm.)
Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): Verso in ink: "G...fynuk...Eduard Gieldzinski/...Wien"*
*Note: Additional writing appears on the verso however the penmanship is difficult to decipher.
Attached to verso of frame, photocopy: "D92/D288/Eduard Gieldzinski/in Wien/.../Sam...ng in d.../Synagoge/z/Danzig.-"
Gift of the Danzig Jewish Community
Provenance: Danzig Jewish Community; The Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, N.Y. (July 26, 1939-1947)
D 288

Artist Unknown
Portrait of the Wife of Israel Mintz, 1844
Oil on canvas
32 x 28 5/8 in. (81.3 x 72.6 cm.)
Signature: BR in paint: "AD 1844."
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): None
Gift of Rabbi, Dr. and Mrs. Joel S. Geffen
Provenance: ?. Mrs. Joel S. Geffen, descendent of the Mintz family (until 1967)
JM 80-67

Artist Unknown
Portrait of Israel Mintz, 1845
Oil on canvas
32 x 28 1/4 in. (81.3 x 71.8 cm.)
Signature: BR in paint: "AD.1845."
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): None
Gift of Rabbi, Dr. and Mrs. Joel S. Geffen
Provenance: ?. Mrs. Joel S. Geffen, descendent of the Mintz family (until 1967)
JM 79-67

Artist Unknown
Portrait of Louisa Bernard Levy, c. 1840
Oil on canvas
29 3/4 x 24 7/8 in. (75.6 x 63.2 cm.)
Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): Verso, TR on canvas inverted stamp: "PREPARED/BY/ED WD DECHAUN/ NEW YORK"
Verso, BC on stretcher , label: "BE(E)NORD/ ART GALLERIES/ LEO K...N.../Artistic Framing/ Corner/ 87 th STREET/ PHONE/ SCHUYLER 9777/556 AMSTERDAM AVE. NEW YORK"
Inscription(s): Verso, top stretcher imprint left in wood: " Mrs. .../176... 8 7"
Verso of frame in red marker: " '56-43"
Gift of George S. Gans
Provenance: ?. George S. Gans, great-grandson of the sitter, New York, N.Y. (until 1956)
JM 36-56

Artist Unknown
Bernard Hart, c. 1840
Oil on canvas
27 1/8 x 22 1/16 in. (69 x 56 cm.)
Signature: Not signed
Mark(s): Verso of frame BL, label: "Mr Bernard Hart/My Paternal/Grandfather"
Verso of frame BC, label: " 54 East Th.../(Three doors..." (inverted)
Verso of frame TR, label: "The Jewish Museum/L 15-52/(1)"
Verso of frame TC, label: "L/ 15-52/1"
Verso of frame TC, label: " ...HOMAS A. .../LOOKING/AND/Picture-Frame/Manufactur.../54 East Thirteenth Street,/(Three doors west of Broadway.)"
Inscription(s): Verso of frame TC, in crayon: "(6)"
Verso of backing board TL in marker: " '76-02"
Gift of Florence Hart
Provenance: ?. Florence Hart, New York, N.Y. (until 1976)
JM 5-76

Hanukkah Lamp
  • Tin plate
  • 9 7/16 x 13 x 5 3/8 in. (24 x 33 x 13.6 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Ilse Baranowski in memory of Emma Mayer, Lustadt, Pfalz, Germany, 1996-1

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Provenance: the donor's grandmother?, Lustadt, near Speyer (late 19th century); her granddaughter, Ilse Baranowski (until 1996)
1996-1

Sabbath Candlesticks
  • Copper alloy: cast
  • Each: 9 x 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (22.9 x 15.9 x 9.5 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Arthur M. and Alice Chase in memory of Ida Chase (née Torchin) and her family, 2005-23a-b

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Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): None
Provenance: ?.Solomon and Fanny Torchin by the 1870s?; their daughter, Ida Chase (née Torchin) by the 1920s; her son and daughter in-law, Arthur M. and Alice Chase (until 2005)
2005-23a-b

Hanukkah Lamp

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Provenance: ?.Dr. Harry G. Friedman [purchased from Coleman Auction Galleries 1965]
F 5773

Hanukkah Lamp

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Provenance: Lesser Gieldzinski Collection, Danzig, Germany (late nineteenth century to 1904); donated to the Great Synagogue of Danzig (1904); until 1939
D 208


V
None at this time.


W
Jacob Willemsz de Wet (Dutch, c. 1610-1671/72)
Moses Striking the Rock, c. 1650
Oil on panel
8 1/4 x 25 1/2 in. (21 x 64.8 cm.)
Gift of Dr. Harry G. Friedman
Provenance: ?. Dr. Harry G. Friedman (until 1961)
F 4235.1

Jacob Willemsz de Wet (Dutch, c. 1610-1671/72)
Moses Striking the Rock, c. 1650
Oil on panel
8 1/4 x 12 3/4 in. (21 x 32.4 cm.)
Gift of Dr. Harry G. Friedman
Provenance: ?. Dr. Harry G. Friedman (until 1956)
F 4235.2

Untitled (Couple)

Gert Wollheim (American, b. German, 1894-1974)

Untitled (Couple), 1926

  • Oil on canvas
  • 39 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. (100.3 x 74.9 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of Charlotte Levite in memory of Julius Nassau, 1990-130

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Signature: LL in paint: Wollheim/26
Mark(s): None
Inscription(s): Relined therefore cannot see verso of canvas
Provenance: the artist; Johanna Ey; sold to father of Charlotte Levite; Charlotte Levite, New York, NY (until 1990)
1990-130


X
None at this time.


Y
None at this time.


Z
Jacques Zucker
Mount Zion, n.d.a.
Oil on board
12 15/16 x 16 1/16 in. (32.9 x 40.8 cm.)
Signature: BR in paint: "J. Zucker"
Mark(s): Verso BR of board, label in print and pen: "SHIPPED BY/ATLANTIC TRANSPORTS, PARIS/ZUCKER/Jacques/MADE IN FRANCE"
Inscription(s): Verso TC of board in pen: "8"
Gift of Mrs. Jacques Zucker and children
Provenance: the artist; Nina Zucker, the artist's widow, New York, N.Y. (until 1986)
1986-113

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