Masterfully portrait of a rabbi was executed on the turn of 20th century by listed Austrian painter of Jewish origin Johann Wenzel Suess the senior ( 1867 Bruenn - 1937 Vienna). The father of painters Josef and Edmund Suess , the artist recieved acknowledge for his genre scenes and jewish portraits.
Literature: Prof.H.Fuchs, Lexicon of Austrian artists, Vienna, 1975
Inscription: signed upper right.
Technique: oil on canvas .Original period gilt frame.
Measurements: unframed w 8 1/2" x h 10 1/2" (21,5 x 26,5 cm), framed w 18 " x h 20 " (46 x 51 cm).
Condition: in very good condition..