21 Jun 2012

JERUSALEM OLD CITY WALL JERUSALEM OLD CITY WALL BY MOTKE BLUMJERUSALEM OLD CITY WALL
BY MOTKE BLUM
$5,500

Description : Roumnanian-Israeli, born 1925
signed, watercolour and mixed media on paper
17 3/4″ x 13 1/2″

Born in Roumania, he emigrated to Israel in 1944 and fought in the War of Independence. He studied in the Bezalel School of Art and later in Holland and Ravenna. In 1958, he returned to Jerusalem to work in a variety of media: oil, watercolour, chalk mosaic and silver. He strives to attain a synthesis between reality and abstraction as well as between reality and imagination. He had exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institute-Washington, Museum of Modern Art in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and other museums worldwide. He has held one man shows in England, France, Belgium, Germany, and the US. He is best known for his scenes of Jerusalem chosen by the Ministry of Tourism as prestige posters. His works are featured in Eliane Wilson,”Jerusalem, reflection of Eternity”,London, Shepherd-Walwyn,Publshrs.. 1990

Price : $5,500
21 Jun 2012

JERUSALEM PANORAMA JERUSALEM PANORAMA BY DAVID RAKIAJERUSALEM PANORAMA
BY DAVID RAKIA
$4,000

Description : Viennese-Israeli, born 1928
signed, oil on canvas
33″ x 13″
Price : $4,000
21 Jun 2012

IMG 3728 HAALEF BY DAVID RAKIA

HA’ALEF
BY DAVID RAKIA
$5,500

Description : Viennese-Israeli, born 1928
signed, acrylic on canvas
26 1/2″ x 38 1/2″A similar painting sold at Christie’s NY, February 23rd 1994 lot 148 for $2,875
Price : $5,500
21 Jun 2012

IMG 1025 SALVATION LIGHT BY DAVID RAKIA
SALVATION LIGHT
BY DAVID RAKIA
$4,500

Description : Viennese-Israeli, born 1928
signed, oil on canvas
26″ x 26″Born in Vienna, Rakia came to Israel at the age of 10. After fignting in 1948 he studied with Ardon and attended the Bezalel School of Art. From 1955-60, he attended the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. He has held one man shows in France, England, Switzerland, Germany, Holland and Israel. He is known for his emphasis on light and shade, his mystical use of Hebrew letters and his impressionistic landscepesl. His work is featured in Marcel Mendelson, “David Rakia”, Masada, tel-Aviv, 1980.
Price : $4,500
21 Jun 2012

DAVID AND GOLIATH DAVID AND GOLIATH BY JANET & EMMANUEL SNITKOVSKYDAVID AND GOLIATH
BY JANET & EMMANUEL SNITKOVSKY
$35,000

Description : Russian-American, 20th century
signed, oil on canvas
48″ x 48″
Price : $35,000
21 Jun 2012

IMG 3578 The MAGID
The MAGID
BY B. BLAI
$4,500

Description : German, circa 1920
signed and dated, titled in Hebrew, bronze relief
8 3/4″ x 12″A fine depiction of a sage
Price : $4,500
21 Jun 2012

IMG 3573 THE JUDGES AND THE ACCUSED BY GASTON GASCARD
THE JUDGES AND THE ACCUSED
BY GASTON GASCARD
$6,500

Description : French, late 19th century
signed, hand engraving
13 1/4″ x 10″
Price : $6,500
21 Jun 2012

TWO MEN STUDYING TWO MEN STUDYING BY PHILIP DE YOUNGTWO MEN STUDYING
BY PHILIP DE YOUNG
$7,500

Description : Continental School, 20th century
signed, oil on masonite
32″ x 24″
Price : $7,500
21 Jun 2012

IMG 4327 EXAMINING THE LULAV
EXAMINING THE LULAV
CONTINENTAL SCHOOL
$7,500

Description : late 19th/early 20th century
indistinctly signed, chalk on board
8 1/2″ x 11 1/2″
Price : $7,500
21 Jun 2012

STILL LIFE FLOWERS STILL LIFE FLOWERS BY RIKA SCHWIMERSTILL LIFE-FLOWERS
BY RIKA SCHWIMER
$5,500

Description : Israeli School
signed, oil on canvas
18″ x 24″

This painting sold at Christie’s, February 1994, lot 31, for $1,725

Price : $5,500