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Lot 0097: MEIR AXELROD RUSSIAN SOVIET ISRAELI PAINTING 1960

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Meir Axelrod, pen and ink on paper drawing depicting a Jewish man, 1960s. Matted and framed. Signed in Russian on the back: M. Axelrod - from the series Ghetto, 1960s. Meir Moiseevich Akselrod, also Meer Axelrod, 1902 to 1970, was best known for his watercolor paintings of Jewish life in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union. Akselrod was born in Maladzyechna, Russian Empire. As a child, he survived a pogrom and moved to Russia during World War I. In the 1920s, he studied and then taught at the VKhUTEMAS School of Art. His work was barely known outside the former Soviet Union until his daughter, Elena Akselrod, published her father's biography and a representative collection of his works in Israel in 1993. One Of A Kind Artwork, Judaica Graphic Art For Collectors.

Overall good vintage condition. Signs of age and wear. Refer to photos. Sold As Is.
Frame 12 3/4 x 10 in. Plate 7 x 6 in. All measurements are approximate.

Auction Date

June 4th, 2022

PRICE WITH BUYER PREMIUM

$115.20