21 Jun 2012

IMG 4334 APPLES AND FLOWERS BY RIKA SCHWIMER
APPLES AND FLOWERS
BY RIKA SCHWIMER
$4,500

Description : Israeli School,contemporary
signed lower right, acquarelle on paper
15 X 22 inchesNote:
Born in Bielsko-Silesia, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, and came to Israel in 1957. She is one of the foremost watercolorists in Israel today. Her works show an interesting mixture of impressionism vigor, colour and lyric symbolism.
She exhibited at museums in Poland, France, and Israel and her paintings have been acquired by private collections and museums all over the world. Her works have sold at Christie’s Int’1, and are featured in “Rika Schwimer – oils, watercolours, drawings,” Tel-Aviv, 1980.
Price : $4,500
21 Jun 2012

IMG 4375 WEEPING SHABBAT CANDLES BY RIKA SCHWIMER
WEEPING SHABBAT CANDLES
BY RIKA SCHWIMER
$7,500

Description : Israeli School, contemporary
signed, oil on canvas
23 3/4 x 19 1/2 inchesNote:
Born in Bielsko-Silesia, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, and came to Israel in 1957. She is one of the foremost watercolorists in Israel today. Her works show an interesting mixture of impressionism vigor, colour and lyric symbolism.
She exhibited at museums in Poland, France, and Israel and her paintings have been acquired by private collections and museums all over the world. Her works have sold at Christie’s Int’1, and are featured in “Rika Schwimer – oils, watercolours, drawings,” Tel-Aviv, 1980.
Price : $7,500
21 Jun 2012

IMG 3654 copy TIBERIAS BY RIKA SCHWIMER

$4,000

Description : Israeli School, contemporary
signed, oil on canvas
19 3/4 X 25 1/2 inchesNote:
Born in Bielsko-Silesia, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, and came to Israel in 1957. She is one of the foremost watercolorists in Israel today. Her works show an interesting mixture of impressionism vigor, colour and lyric symbolism.
She exhibited at museums in Poland, France, and Israel and her paintings have been acquired by private collections and museums all over the world. Her works have sold at Christie’s Int’1, and are featured in “Rika Schwimer – oils, watercolours, drawings,” Tel-Aviv, 1980.
Price : $4,000
21 Jun 2012

IMG 3636 CORNER OF THE OLD CITY BY MOTKE BLUM
CORNER OF THE OLD CITY
BY MOTKE BLUM
$6,000

Description : Roumanian-Israeli, born 1925
signed, oil on canvas13 1/2 X 13 1/2 inches

The artist’s special use of knifework here creates a three-dimensional aspect to his work

This painting sold at Christie’s, February 1994, lot 149 for $2,875

Price : $6,000
21 Jun 2012

IMG 1033 THE SACRIFICE OF ISAAC BY SHENEAR
THE SACRIFICE OF ISAAC
BY SHENEAR
$6,000

Description : Israeli School
signed, oil on canvas, set in original special wooden frame
23 x 30 1/2 inches
Price : $6,000
10 May 2012

IMG 3643 Temple of Solomon

TEMPLE OF SOLOMON (TITLED IN FRENCH)
BY GABRIEL COHEN
$15,000

Description : French-Israeli, born 1933
signed, oil on canvas
32 X 32 inchesBorn 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 reality with dreams, East 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 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 : $15,000
10 May 2012

The Sabbath Bride Sabbath Bride

THE SABBATH BRIDE
BY JANET & EMMANUEL SNITKOVSKY
SOLD

Description : Russian-American, 20th century
signed, oil on canvas
44 X 44 inchesJanet and Emmanuel Snitkovsky are Ukrainian. Janet graduated from Lvov Institute and Emmanuel from Odessa Art College.Their paintings capture the Neo- Renaissance/Modern style in their traditional Jewish themes. Most recently their sculptures of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton in front of the Hollywood Entertainment Museum gained them notoriety.They have held countless exhibitions all over the US and Canada. Their works have sold often at Christie’s and Sotheby’s.
Price : $45,000