December 22, 2019~ Hanukkah begins at sundown

Shabbat Meeting(?) by Natan Isaevich Al’tman (Nathan Altman)
Altman was born in Vinnytsia, Ukraine, on this day in 1889

c.1910 / Oil on canvas / 31”x23 1/4” / Private collection?

[I did a lot of research on the internet but could not find very complete information; for example, the painting’s name varies depending on which site you find it. Should anyone seeing this post happen to know more about this artwork, please let me know in the comments below. Thank you.]

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Previous December 22 posts:

December 22~ Animals in Art

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/22~

December 10, 1884~ Russian painter Zinaida Serebriakova is born

Self-portrait in a Scarf by Zinaida Serebriakova

1911 / Tempera on paper / 14 1/2”x11 5/8” / Museum of Private Collections,
Dept of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow

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Previous December 10 posts:

December 10~ Animals in Art

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/10~

December 6, 1856~ German-Swiss artist Louise Catherine Breslau is born

Self Portrait Holding a Dog by Marie Louise Catherine Breslau

1891 / Oil on mahogany panel / 18”x15 1/3” / Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Strasbourg, France

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Previous December 6 posts:

December 6~ Animals in Art

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/6~

December 1, 1840~ French Impressionist artist Marie Bracquemond is born

Young Woman in Front of her Easel by Marie Bracquemond

Before 1916 / Etching / 18”x13 2/5” / Petit Palais, Museum of Fine Arts of the City of Paris

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Previous December 1 posts:

December 1~ Animals in Art

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/1~

November 3, 1846~ British painter Elizabeth Thompson is born

Stand Fast Craigellachie by Lady Elizabeth Butler Thompson

1902 / Oil on canvas / 39 1/2”x33 3/5” / National War Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Scotland

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Previous November 3 posts:

November 3~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/3~