Property from a Private Collection in Europe
MOSHE ELAZAR CASTEL
1909 - 1992
PARISIAN STREET SCENE
signed Castel (lower left)
painted in the 1930s
oil on canvas
18⅛ by 24⅜ in.
46 by 62 cm.
Overall this work is in very good condition. There are a few areas of fluorescing paint, which may be retouching, mostly on the edges of the work.
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Sale: Sotheby's Tel Aviv, May 31, 1990, lot 89
Purchased from the above by the present owner
Born in 1909 in Jerusalem, Castel lived in Paris from 1927 to 1940 where he exhibited frequently in the Paris Salons.