Lot #21625

Figures By Avshalom Okashi

estimate: $6000 - $8000

starting price: $5000

closing price: $7500

Description: Signed and dated on lower left corner, signed twice on the reverse
technique: Oil on canvas
description: Signed and dated on lower left corner, signed twice on the reverse
Dimension: 128 x 162.5 cm
condition: Good
biography

Born in Reshon Lezion Israel in 1916. Started painting under the guidance of Israeli painter Arieh Allweil. In 1936 he became a member of the Kibbutz Ayelet Hashahar and met with painters Zaritsky and Aroch. Joined the Israeli Association of Artists and Sculptures in 1937. At the end of 1948 he was one of the founders of the New Horizons Art Movement. In 1976 he was awarded the Struck Prize from Haifa Municipality. In 1978 he was invited to operate an artistic workshop in Haifa University and was awarded the Prize 'Esteemed Resident of Acco'. (New Horizons – Modernist Israeli Artists by Gila Ballas, Papirus Pub., Tel-Aviv, 1979, P.142).