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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF BLANCHE SHAPIRO, NEW YORK, SOLD TO BENEFIT FRIENDS OF BEZALEL

Boris Schatz
SELF-PORTRAIT
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 23,750 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF BLANCHE SHAPIRO, NEW YORK, SOLD TO BENEFIT FRIENDS OF BEZALEL

Boris Schatz
SELF-PORTRAIT
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 23,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Boris Schatz
1867 - 1932
SELF-PORTRAIT
signed in Hebrew with the artist's device (lower right)
oil on panel, in an inscribed Bezalel-designed metal and wood frame
panel: 16 by 10 1/2 in.; 40.6 by 26.7 cm
frame: 23 3/4 by 13 3/4 in.; 60.3 by 35 cm
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We would like to thank Benjamin Jimmy Lewensohn, of the Schatz Estate, for his assistance researching this work.

Provenance

 

Catalogue Note

Romie and Blanche Shapiro founded the Friends of Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design, Jerusalem in 1977. Romie was President, Chairman and Chairman Emeritus and Blanche was an esteemed Member of its Board of Directors. The Blanche and Romie Shapiro Department of Fine Arts of the Bezalel Academy is an enduring tribute and legacy to an extraordinary couple.  Blanche and Romie, who were married for 80 years, were ardent philanthropists, patrons of the arts, and supporters of Jewish education. 

Important Judaica

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New York