ISSACHAR RYBACK | ALEF BET
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ISSACHAR RYBACK | ALEF BET

Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 USD

ISSACHAR RYBACK | ALEF BET

Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 USD

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Lot Details

Description

ISSACHAR RYBACK

Russian

1897 - 1935

ALEF BET


signed in Hebrew (lower right), stamped with the estate stamp (on the reverse)

executed in 1918-1919

gouache, tempera, brush and ink over pencil on paper

10⅝ by 15¾ in.

27 by 40 cm.

Condition Report

This work is in very good condition. Not removed from frame.


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Provenance

Estate of the artist

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Catalogue Note

Born in the Ukraine in 1897, Ryback is generally regarded as an important contributor to the Jewish Art Movement in Russia. In 1918 he was one of the founders of the Kultur Lige's Art section which was aimed at developing the modern Jewish Yiddish culture in the Ukraine. Ryback, along with El Lissitzky who was also a member of the group, sought to develop a unique modern Jewish style combining the Russian Avant Garde style and its abstract forms with Jewish symbols, letters and illuminations.


This work is a study for a larger oil painting of the same name in the collection of the Ryback Museum, Bat Yam.

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