Presented is a very nice original hand painting by Shimshon Holtzman, a famed Israeli jewish painter from 20C. The painting is mixed media on paper, using expressive strokes of pencil and simple, yet eye-catching brushes of watercolor. It depicts a man in oriental costume sitting on the ground. The painting is nicely framed and ready to grace your home.
Shimshon Holzman, 1907-1986
Born in 1907 in Sambir, Galicia, then he immigrated to Israel from Vienna in 1922 and settled in Tel Aviv to began working as a house painter with his father. In 1926, Holzman began private studies under Yitzhak Frenkel at the studio of painting arts of the Histadrut School where he also worked withMordechai Levanon, Ziona Tajar, Avigdor Stematsky, Yehezkel Streichman, Moshe Castel and Arie Aroch. He was the first recipient of the Dizengoff Prize, in 1937, Israel's highest honor for contributions to the Arts. Holzman won the Haifa Municipality Prize in 1948 and was awarded the Dizengoff Prize a second time in 1959. He died in Tel Aviv in 1986.
Measurements & Condition
Watercolor and pencil on paper. Signed lower right in Hebrew "S. Holtzman" and dated 65, lower left in English "S. Holtzman" and dated 65.
19" (48cm) x 13 1/4" (33.5cm)
26 1/2" (67.5cm) x 21 1/4" (54cm) with the frame.
Condition is Excellent. Please refer the detail photos I added.
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