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Lot 12

Moshe Shah Mizrachi – Two Prints – Binding of Isaac and Megillat Esther

Two small color lithographs by Moshe son of Yitzchak Shah Mizrachi (before 1870 – 1940). Jerusalem, early 20th century / 1902.
1. Binding of Isaac, Jerusalem, [early 20th century].
The lithograph is divided into two horizontal panels, the upper one depicting Abraham, Isaac bound on the altar, the angel and the ram and the lower one Abraham, Isaac, Ishmael, Eliezer and the donkey. Differs slightly from other documented versions.
21X24 cm. Good condition. Printed signature at foot of leaf (presumably followed by the date), deleted in black ink. Marginal tears. Stains, mostly marginal. Creases. Pinholes.
2. Scenes from Megillat Esther. Jerusalem, 1902.
Scenes from the Megillat Esther. Caption, printed signature and date at foot of print.
The print is documented in the catalog Arts and Crafts in 19th Century Eretz Israel (Jerusalem: The Israel Museum, 1979), picture 103.
21X24 cm. Good condition. Printed signature and date at foot of leaf deleted in black ink. Tears, folding marks and creases. Tiny stains.

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