Josef Johann Süss

JOSEF JOHANN SUSS (Austrian, 1857-1937). Suss was well known for his genre scenes of Austrian and Central European life, including: flower girls, tavern scenes and portraits of Rabbis. At recent auction a similar work entitled "Rabbi" closed at $2,680 (Palais Dorotheum - Wien, Lot 218, 12/07/04). Suss has a high auction result of $13,000 for his work entitled "The Chess Playing Rabbi" (Sotheby's Tel Aviv, Lot 287, 04/15/98). Measures approximately 8 x 6 inches (not including frame). Framed as shown. Oil on wood panel/board. Subject: Rabbi with Streimel and Pipe. Signed upper right. Condition is excellent with only a few minor areas of paint loss (refer to photo). Some natural wood panel streaks evident underneath paint a result of wood grain and age. DOMESTIC SHIPPING IS $25.Aliases: Johann J. Süss; Josef Süss; Josef Wenzel Süss; Josef Wenzel (d. Ä.) Süss; Wenzel Süss; Wenzel (d. Ä.) Süss