Hebrew-Jewish Art and Paintings

by Dr. Ralph F. Wilson

Marc Chagall, The Praying Jew (1923)
Marc Chagall (Russian-born French painter, 1887-1985), "The Praying Jew" (1923, copy of 1914 work), oil on canvas, 116.8 x 89.4 cm, Art Institute of Chicago. Larger image.

Rembrandt (1606-1669)

  • Old Rabbi (1642), oil on wood, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
  • Portrait of an Old Man (The Rabbi, 1664-65)


Andre Martins de Barros, The Rabbi (15x18 in), contemporary artist

Abel Pann (1883-1963), Rabbi (1913), sepia on paper mounted on cardboard, 51x39 cm

Martina Shapiro, "Portrait of the Rebbe" (2004), oil on canvas, 24x30. Portrait of the Lubavitcher Rebbe - Menachem Mendel Schneerson. Another (2000).

Alton S. Tobey (1917-, Rabbi, oil on canvas, 35 x 27.5.

Otto Eichinger (Austrian painter), Rabbi, oil on canvas, 25.4x20.3

Marc Chagall (Russian-born French painter, 1887-1985)

  • The Rabbi (1922)
  • Solitude (1933), shows rabbi with Torah on left.
  • The Pinch of Snuff Rabbi
  • Rabbi with Thora
  • The Praying Jew (Rabbi of Vitebsk), 1914
  • The Praying Jew (1923, copy of 1914 work), oil on canvas, 116.8 x 89.4 cm, Art Institute of Chicago. Larger image.


Hyram Bloom, Rabbi with Torah (c. 1955). Danforth Museum of Art. Oil on canvas, 72x54 in. Another.

Hyman Bloom, Old Man with Torah (1999), Rabbi with Torah (1999)

Simeon Solomon (1840-1905), Rabbi Reading the Torah

Debbie L. Weiss, Torah Procession, contemporary artist

Collections of Jewish Art

Art-bri.com (Russian)


Moses and the Law

Rembrandt. Moses Smashing the Tables of the Law (1659). Oil on canvas. Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, Germany.

Laurent de La Hyre, Moses and the Tablets of the Law


Paintings Realted to the Letter to the Hebrews

Tissot, James Jacques Joseph (French artist, 1836-1902), Moses Sees the Promised Land From Afar (1896-1900), Watercolor. 11 3/4 x 6 7/8 in. The Jewish Museum, New York, NY, U.S.A.


Keywords: Sephardic, Ashkenazi, Mizrahi, Hebrew art, Jewish art

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