Wednesday, August 27, 2008

The Water Carrier by Isaac Snowman

water carrier, oil on canvas by Isaac Snowman
Isaac Snowman (1874-1947) was a British artist educated at the the City of London School. He had a great interest in Jewish subjects and participated in a Maccabean pilgrimage to Palestine in 1897. He later moved to Jerusalem, where he had a studio over the Damascus Gate. The Water Carrier, an oil on canvas, was traded in a 2007 auction in Istanbul.

Dimensions: 138x92 cm.
Estimated value: $ 80,000

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