Israeli painter and wood-cutter. Steinhardt was one of the founders of the expressionist sub-movement "the pathetics" in Germany in 1912. He immigrated to Israel in 1933, worked in Jerusalem and taught at Bezalel art school. He became part of the "black and white" Jewish expressionist group, a group of Bezalel artists who worked mainly with black and white wood-cuts, whose main theme was the village Jewish life.
Abraham serves a dish to his three old guests, who sit at a table outside his house, as one of them announces the birth of Isaac. Sarah, an old woman standing behind them just inside the house entrance, laughs to herself as she hears the news.