Adolphe (Aizik) Feder (born in Odessa , Ukraine , 1885 - died at Auschwitz , 1943). After participating in the revolutionary movement of the Bund , Adolphe Feder, son of merchants, went to Berlin at the age of 19 years and at Geneva where he attended the Academy of Fine Arts. He joined Paris in 1908, studied at the Académie Julian and in the studio of Henri Matisse .
Artur Markowicz (1872 – 1934) was a Jewish realist painter and graphic artist born in Podgórze district of Kraków (Cracow), Poland. He is best known for his numerous pastels of street scenes in the historic Jewish town of Kazimierz – now one of the largest central districts of Kraków. His works can be found at the National Museum in Gdańsk, Kraków, Warsaw, and in other state museums in Poland and Israel.
Gustav Bauernfeind (born in Sulz am Neckar, 1848 - died in Jerusalem, 1904) was a German painter, illustrator and architect of Jewish origin. He is considered to be one of the most notable Orientalist painters of Germany. After completing his architectural studies at the Polytechnic Institute in Stuttgart, he worked in the architectural firm of Professor Wilhelm Bäumer and later in that of Adolph Gnauth, where he also learned painting. In his earlier paintings, Bauernfeind focused on local views of Germany, as well as motifs from Italy.
Isidor Kaufmann (Hungarian: Kaufman(n) Izidor, March 22, 1853, Arad - 1921) was an Austro-Hungarian painter of Jewish themes. Having devoted his career to genre painting, he traveled throughout Eastern Europe in search of scenes of Jewish, often Hasidic life.
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Click to view a selection of Jewish art oil painting reproductions by Issachar Ber Ryback Judaic artist.Issachar Ryback attended art school in Kiev until 1916. He joined a progressive group of painters and was under the influence of advocates of a modern Jewish literature such as David Bergelson and David Hofstein , the painter Alexander Bogomazow and Alexandra Exter , when he had 1913 classes, held on at the time in Kiev. 1916 were El Lissitzky and he commissioned Jewish monuments from the shtetls of Ukraine and Belarus to take. When he in the spring of 1917 in Moscow took part in an exhibition of Jewish painter and sculptor, his work was highlighted.
JOSEF JOHANN SUSS (Austrian, 1857-1937). Suss was well known for his genre scenes of Austrian and Central European life, including: flower girls, tavern scenes and portraits of Rabbis. At recent auction a similar work entitled "Rabbi" closed at $2,680 (Palais Dorotheum - Wien, Lot 218, 12/07/04). Suss has a high auction result of $13,000 for his work entitled "The Chess Playing Rabbi" (Sotheby's Tel Aviv, Lot 287, 04/15/98). Measures approximately 8 x 6 inches (not including frame).
Click to view a selection of Jewish art oil painting reproductions by Lazar Krestin Judaic artist.Lazar Krestin (1868–1938) was an artist famous in the German art world for Judaic genre scenes and his many sober portraits of Eastern European Jews. He was one of the most prominent students of Isidor Kaufmann. He worked in Munich, Vienna and Odessa before coming to Jerusalem in 1910 at the request of Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design founder, Boris Schatz.
Leopold Pilichowski (March 23, 1869 – July 28, 1934) was a Polish-Jewish realist painter in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, active during the final years of the foreign partitions of Poland. He was known for his commitment to social commentary and psychological depictions of Jewish themes and characters. In 1914, at the age of 45, Pilichowski emigrated to Great Britain. He served as president of the Association of Polish Jews in London. From 1926 until his death, he was also the president of the Ben Uri Art Society. His work can be found in the permanent collections of the National Museums in Kraków and Warsaw and the City Museum of Łódź.. More representative work is held at the Jewish Museum of New York ("Sukkot").
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Maurycy Gottlieb (About this sound pronunciation (help·info), February 21/28, 1856 – July 17, 1879) was a Polish-Jewish realist painter of the Romantic period. He was born in Drohobych to a wealthy, Yiddish-Polish-speaking orthodox Jewish family living in Galicia, then part of the Austrian sector of the Partitioned Poland, now Western Ukraine. Considered one of the most talented students of Jan Matejko he died at the age of 23.
Rudolf Levy (1875—1944) was a renowned painter who worked with and was a student of Henri Matisse. According to historian Cecil Roth, Levy was one of the "pioneers of the modern art movement in Germany." Rudolf Levy was born in Stettin, Germany (now Szczecin, Poland) in 1875. He fought for the German Army in World War I and was awarded the Iron Cross. In 1933, Levy fled from Berlin to Paris and in 1940 escaped to Florence, Italy. In 1943 he was deported to Auschwitz concentration camp, where he died in 1944.
Samuel Hirszenberg (February 22, 1865 – September 15, 1908, Jerusalem) was a Polish-Jewish realist painter active in the late 19th and early 20th century. Hirszenberg was born in 1865, the eldest son of a weaving mill worker in Polish Łódź. Against the will of his father, and thanks to the financial assistance of a doctor, he chose to be an artist. At the age of 15 he began his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków, where he was heavily influenced by the realistic painting of Jan Matejko. After two years of training in Kraków, he continued his studies from 1885-1889 at the Royal Academy of Arts in Munich.
Yehuda Pen (Yury Pen or Yudl Pen, 1854–1937) was a Jewish-Belarusian artist-painter, a teacher and an outstanding figure of the Jewish Renaissance in the Russian and Belarusian art of the beginning of 20th century. Pen was, arguably, the most significant Jewish painter in the Russian Empire, whose achievement parallels the contribution of Mark Antokolski to sculpture.