21 Jun 2012

LE DELUGE THE FLOOD titled in French LE DELUGE (THE FLOOD   titled in French) BY GABRIEL COHENLE DELUGE (THE FLOOD – titled in French)
BY GABRIEL COHEN
$11,000

Description : French-Israeli, born 1933
signed, oil on canvas,
24.75″ x 17.5″

Born in Paris to Sephardi-Jerusalemite parents, the father was a tailor who also studied Kabbalah, the mother, a seamstress. Having lived through the German occupation of Paris, the family emigrated to Israel in 1949. Gabriel the 6th of 11 children earned money from odd jobs. He began to paint at 40, while working as a diamond cutter and night watchman. His work is suave, sophisticated and powerfully naive. He mixes reality with dreams, eat with West,light and shade, playfulness and violence, grandeur and humour. He has held one man shows all over the world in museums in Europe, US(Jewish Museum NY), Canada, and Israel. His woks have sold at Sotheby’s and Christie’s Int’l,

Literature: O.BIhalji-Merin, World Encyclopaedia of Naive Art, Harper & Row, Scranton, PA, 1985

Price : $11,000
21 Jun 2012

CHASSIDIC WEDDING IN THE SHTETL CHASSIDIC WEDDING IN THE SHTETL BY SIMON KARCZMARCHASSIDIC WEDDING IN THE SHTETL
BY SIMON KARCZMAR
$8,500

Description : Polish-French, Israeli, born 1903
signed, oil on canvas,
16″ x 20″

Simon Karczmar wa born in Warsaw. He spent much tme with his grandfather in Dzieweniszky, a small Lithuanian shtetl
with its “chata” (delapidated wooden houses). It was this homely and pious life sparked with traditional events which inspired him to paint. After studying in Paris at the Ecole de Beaux Arts and working there for 20 years, he emigrated to Safed, Israel. He ha held one man shows in the US, Canada, Mexico, and Paris. He is best known for his vivid scenes of Jewish traditions, weddings, etc., and atmospheresof Chassidic ecstasy.

Price : $8,500
21 Jun 2012

IMG 4096 JEWISH SYMBOLS BY JANET& EMMANUEL SNITKOVSKY
JEWISH SYMBOLS
BY JANET& EMMANUEL SNITKOVSKY
$20,000

Description : Russian-American, 20th century,
signed, oil on canvas,
40″ x 28.5″
Price : $18,000
21 Jun 2012

IMG 4084 YEHUDIT AND THE HEAD OF HOLOFERNES BY JANET & EMMANUEL SNITKOVSKY
YEHUDIT AND THE HEAD OF HOLOFERNES
BY JANET & EMMANUEL SNITKOVSKY
$20,000

Description : Russian-American, 20th century,
signed, oil on canvas,
21.5″ x 49″
Price : $18,000
21 Jun 2012

THREE CHASSIDIC JEWS THREE CHASSIDIC JEWS BY MOSHETHREE CHASSIDIC JEWS
BY MOSHE
$8,000

Description : Israeli School, 20th century
signed, plaster and oil on canvas
12″ x 9″

Beautifully executed.

The artist uses an experimental technique involving the use of plaster and oil giving expression and depth to the lines and forms of the faces, creating a three-dimensional aspect

Price : $8,000
21 Jun 2012

IMG 3735 SUCCOT (TITLED IN FRENCH) BY GABRIEL COHEN

SUCCOT (TITLED IN FRENCH)
BY GABRIEL COHEN
$25,000

Description : French-Israeli, born 1933
signed and dated 1984, oil on canvas
45″ x 28″
Price : $25,000
21 Jun 2012

SILK CARPET MIZRAH SILK CARPET MIZRAHSILK CARPET/MIZRAH
$9,500

Description : Persian, 20th century
31″ x 43″

A similar example sold at Sotheby’s Jerusalem, May 1988, lot 18 for $2750
31″ x 43″
rectangular, conceived as a Mizrach/Shiviti, woven in tones of green, red, blue and beige with gold borders; with Moses and Aaron flanking the Ark of the Covenant, and the Finding of Moses, all set below arched band of vignettes containing symbols of the twelve tribes and a panoramic view of Jerusalem flanking a crown

Price : $9,500
21 Jun 2012


IMG 3559 RABBI LEARNING BY E. MALAMOUGERABBI LEARNING
BY E. MALAMOUGE
$5,500

Description : French School, 1924
signed and dated 1924,
19 1/2″ x 15 1/2″A stunning wood inlaid work of art
Price : $5,500
21 Jun 2012

IMG 3720 THE TOWER OF BABEL (TITLED IN FRENCH) BY GABRIEL COHEN
THE TOWER OF BABEL (TITLED IN FRENCH)
BY GABRIEL COHEN
$45,000

Description : French-Israeli, born 1933
signed, oil on canvas
49 1/2″ x 51 1/2″Born in Paris to Sephardi-Jerusalemite parents, the father, a tailor who also studied Kabbalah, the mother, a seamstress. Having lived through the German occupation of Paris, the family emigrated to Israel in 1949. Gabriel the 6th of 11 children earned money from odd jobs. He began to paint at 40, while working as a diamond cutter and night watchman. He occasionally paints on extremely large canvases of which this is one. His work is suave, sophisticated and powerfully naive. He mixes realigy with dreams, East with West, light and shade, playfulness and violence, grandeur and humour. He has held one man show all over the world in museums in Europe, US (Jewish Museum, NY), Canada,and Israel. His works have sold at Sotheby’s and Christie’s Int’l.
Literature:
O. Bihalji-Merin, World Encyclopaedia of Naive Art, Harper & Row, Scranton, PA,1985
Price : $45,000
21 Jun 2012

IMG 3533 HAVDALAH BY CARTON MOORE PARK
HAVDALAH
BY CARTON MOORE-PARK
$4,500

Description : American, circa 1915
signed hand engraving with additional notations
6 3/4″ x 10 3/4″
Price : $4,500