Cover, Introduction & four woodcuts. Technique : 10 woodcuts portfolio (edition 65, each print is stampsigned “Estate of Jacob Steinhardt”). Paper size : (height before width) 19.7×15. Image size : 15.7×11.8 (40x30cm). Portfolio size: 24.4×19 (62x48cm). Condition : prints are in excellent condition and are unframed. The prints are placed in a canvas portfolio that is in good condition. Each print has a white matt around. Authenticity Guaranteed. S born in 1887 in Zerkow, Germany. He studied at School of Art in Berlin in 1906, and a year later painting with Louis Corinth and engraving with Herman Struck. He continued his studies in Paris in 1908-10 together with Matisse and Steinlen. In 1914 he exhibited with Meidner at the first Expressionist Exhibition in Berlin. Steinhardt immigrated to Israel in 1933 and became a teacher and director of the Bezalel School of Art. Is mostly known for his narrative woodcuts depicting biblical and other Jewish subjects. He won several international prizes for his woodcuts, and had many exhibition across the world. Steinhardt died in 1968. Elegies of War includes 10 beautiful woodcuts. This is the last work by Steinhardt, he creatd the woodblocks, but died before the works were printed. The works were printed in 65 copies, numbered from 1-65 and stamped with “Estate of Jacob Steinhardt”. The prints – The Earth Mornes and Withers (Isaiah 24,4) , The Ravenous Bird (Isaiah 35,9), The Birds of Prey around Her (Jeremiah 12,9), Memorial Stones into a Heap of Stones (after Isaiah 17, 1), Flame of Devouring Fire (Isaiah 9, 4), Every House Bewails the Burning , The Tree Burnt, the Tree was Consumed, Day of Great Slaughter, When Towers Fall (Isaiah 30,25), A Dread Great Darkness and Weapons of War Laid Waste. The portfolio is accompanied by a brief introduction. This is a true collector’s item. Is a renowned gallery specializing in contemporary art by established and young emerging artists. One of our primary and exclusive departments handles limited edition hand-signed and numbered prints. These engaging and compelling works of art are created at professional printing workshops in various techniques: etching, aquatint, lithograph, silkscreen and mixed media prints. Is the publisher of the majority of these limited edition prints and is its sole distributor to private collectors and dealers. The free listing tool. View more great items. The item “STEINHARDT JACOB, Elegies of War, 10 Original woodcuts Biblical Judaica Jewish” is in sale since Wednesday, March 25, 2020. This item is in the category “Art\Art Prints”. The seller is “fineartbay” and is located in Tel Aviv. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Original/Reproduction: Original Print
- Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
- Signed: Signed
- Edition Type: Limited Edition
- Edition Size: 65
- Print Type: Woodcut & Block
- Date of Creation: 1950-1969