Isidoro Grünhut

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Isidoro Grünhut (1862–1896) was a Jewish painter who lived in Trieste (then part of Austria-Hungary) and gave rise to the "civilization of portraits".[1] Among his masterpieces was La Bambola (1891), stored at the Revoltella Museum[2] in Trieste along with other chefs d'oeuvre by Grünhut. Trieste named one of its streets Via Isidoro Grunhut.

Grünhut is related to linguist Ghil'ad Zuckermann.[3]


  1. ^ See p. 10 in Jewish itineraries. Discovering a charming face of Trieste
  2. ^ Museo Revoltella
  3. ^ Grünhut Family Genealogy