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Lithograph of Jewish Painting Rabbi Portrait by Itshak Holtz, The Thinker Left Hand

  • $ 37000


Vintage Artists Proof Lithograph Portrait by Itshak Holtz entitled "The Thinker Left Hand". The lithograph of one of his well known Jewish paintings is of a Rabbi deep in thought.

Itshak J Hotltz was born in 1925 in Skierniewice, Poland In 1935, Holtz's family immigrated to Jerusalem, where they settled in the Geulah neighborhood, near Meah Sheraim. Itshak Holtz enrolled in The Art Students League In 1945 and studied painting and drawing under such renowned artists Robert Brackman and Rorbert Philipp.

Itshak Holtz's art reveals the spiritual behind the commonplace. Jewish ritual and lifecycle events, the tailor, the rabbi, and the scribe are brought to life by his gifted brushwork. Holtz's warm depictions of the people and places he holds so dear has garnered an international following.


Insert measures 13" by 11.5"
Frame measures 19“ by 17.25“ by 0.9" deep


In good condition, there is a small brown stain on the left had side near the center of the picture though this does not affect the image itself. There is also a small brown line on the right had side near the centre (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description).

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