Mikveh Israel Portrait Gallery
Horace Agustus Nathans

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Collection KKMI Paintings
Artist Bechtel, David Benjamin
Description Portrait of Horace Augustus Nathans (1840-1903). Parnas (President) of KKMI 1893-1899.
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated 1906 by David Benjamin Bechtel (1833-1909).
Dimensions H-27 W-22 inches
Material Canvas
Object Name Painting
Provenance Nathans was a descendant of the original and early members of Mikveh Israel, a trustee of the Hyman Gratz Trust, a merchant and a musician. The synagogue's Ner Tamid (perpetual light) was donated in Nathans' memory by his wife, Marie Louie Nathans (1858-1947).
Title Horace Agustus Nathans
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Last modified on: April 19, 2012