Lot #17397

Tikun Hanefesh By Lazar Krestin

estimate: $6000 - $10000

starting price: $4000

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Description: Signed and dated 900 (upper right)
technique: Oil on panel
description: Signed and dated 900 (upper right)
Dimension: 17 x 12.5 cm
condition: Minimal frame abrasions, otherwise good.
provenance: Private Collection, Herzliya
notes: In an original gilt frame with maker's Viennese label on the reverse.

Lazar Krestin (1868-1938), Russian Jewish painter. Born in Kovno in 1868. Renowned for his Judaic genre scenes and portraits of Eastern European Jews. Student of Isidor Kaufmann. Worked in Munich, Vienna and Odessa before coming to Jerusalem in 191 at the request of Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design founder, Boris Schatz. Died in Vienna in 1938.