Auction 93 Part 1 - Manuscripts, Prints and Engravings, Objects and Facsimiles, from the Gross Family Collection, and Private Collections

Portrait of Rabbi Yehonatan Eybeschutz – Rare Version

Opening: $400
Sold for: $4,750
Including buyer's premium

Portrait of R. Yehonatan Eybeschutz. Engraving; artist, publisher, place and year not indicated, [presumably Germany or the region, early 19th century].
Handwritten caption in Hebrew beneath the portrait, in large square script: "Portrait of the late R. Yehonatan".
Although the portrait of R. Yehonatan Eybeschutz was disseminated in various versions and in numerous copies after his passing, it appears that the present portrait is not a common one. For more information, see previous item.


19X16.5 cm. Fair–good condition. Stains. Tears, including open tears, professionally restored. Mounted on thin, acid–free paper.


Provenance: The Gross Family Collection, Tel Aviv, 112.011.010.

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Calendars, Braodsides and Posters – Graphics and Prints