Lot #21047

A Jew in Saffed By Arieh Allweil

estimate: $700 - $1000

starting price: $500

closing price: $

Description: Signed in Hebrew on lower left corner
technique: Oil on cardboard
description: Signed in Hebrew on lower left corner
Dimension: 49 x 38 cm
condition: Good
biography

Arieh Allweil. b. 191, Galicia. Immigrated 192. Studies: 1921-25 Art Academy, Vienna; Dresden Academy. Teaching: In Israel, art. Prizes: Received Dizengoff Prize twice; 1955 Turov Prize for Bible Illustrations. Published series of linoleum cuts of Israeli and Biblical subjects, also illustrated a Passover Haggada and large scale murals of Holocaust. From 1952 until his death lived in Tel Aviv and in Safed in summer. Died 1967, Safed.