Lot #21501

Composition in Blue By Yehezkel Streichman

estimate: $5000 - $7000

starting price: $4000

closing price: $5750

Description: Signed and dated on lower right corner
technique: Mixed technique on paper
description: Signed and dated on lower right corner
Dimension: 70 x 100 cm
condition: Good, tiny tack holes on corners

Yehezkel Streichman, Painter. b. 196, Kovno, Lithuania. Immigrated 1924. Studies: 1924-26 Bezalel, Jerusalem; 1927 architecture in Paris; 1928-31 Academy of Art, Florence, Italy. 1931-36 Returned to Kovno; 1936 returned to Palestine. 1944 and 1954-79 Avni Institute, Tel Aviv, painting. Teaching: 1936 Painting in elementary and high schools; 1941 Kibbutz Ashdot Yaakov, painting;Prizes: 1941, 1944, 1954, 1969 Dizengoff Prize; 1956 Ramat Gan Prize; 1968 Moadon Milo Prize; 1974 Sandberg Prize for Israeli Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem; 1986 Histadrut Prize; 199 Israel Prize. 1948 Participated in 24th Venice Biennale; 1954 28th Venice Biennale; 1955 3rd Sao Paulo Biennale; 1966 33rd Venice Biennale. 1941-44 a member of Kibbutz Ashdot Ya'akov. 1945-48 Founded "The Studio" , Tel Aviv, with Stematsky. 1948 One of the founders of "New Horizon" Group. 1981 Made an Honorary citizen of Tel Aviv. 1992 Honorary President, Association of Artists and Sculptors. Died 1993 in Tel Aviv.