Code: portrait rabbi
Continental Rabbi Portrait German Austrian Circa 1900
PORTRAIT OF RABBI, Good display condition
ARTIST SIGNED: O Eichinger
OIL ON PANEL
VERY FINELY PAINTED
ELABORATE GILT FRAME
Otto Eichinger (1922-2004) - The Rabbi
Oil on canvas - Hand signed - 1950
Eichinger was born in Vienna in 1922 where attended the local High School and took a number of courses.
As a young man, Eichinger had always enjoyed painting and spent much of his spare time with brushes in his hand.
He died in 2004.
His meticulous paintings of Austrian peasants, Jewish Rabbis and Cardinals have made him one of the best known portrait artists in Austria. His work have become much sought after by collectors throughout the world and are a constant source of wonder with the fine brush strokes depicting every hair and whisker of the characters he portraits.
Eichinger's works have featured in a number of exhibitions and are considered to finest of their type. He was the third generation of artists. His father was as well a portrait painter, Erwin Eichinger.
Otto Eichinger (1922-2004)
Title of artwork
Oil on canvas
In very good condition
Sold with frame
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