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Auction 72: March 16th, 2017

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Lot: 2 KAUFMANN, ISIDOR. Portrait of Hasid at Prayer. Oil on wood panel. Signed by artist along right margin. Finely framed. Museum exhibition markings on verso. Dimensions: 15.5 x 12 cm / 6.25 x 4.75 inches.

(Austro-Hungarian, 1853-1921): Est: $60,000 - $80,000

     Acquired directly from Philip Kaufmann, son of the artist. London, c. 1963. Thence by family descent to the present owners.
     This fine portrait by Kaufmann has never before appeared at auction, nor has it ever been publicly exhibited.
     For another portrait executed by Kaufmann and featuring this model, see Sotheby's New York, 19th Century European Art, 18th April 2007, lot 30.

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