Property of a Private European Collector
1893 - 1974
signed Rubin and signed in Hebrew (lower left); signed Rubin, signed in Hebrew, titled Near Safed and dated 1962 Made in Israel (on the stretcher)
painted in 1962
oil on canvas
26 by 32 in.
66 by 81.5 cm.
This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Carmela Rubin of the Rubin Museum Foundation.
This work is in very good condition. Original canvas. There is some very minor abrasions on the to of the right edge probably due to framing. No retouching is apparent under UV light.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Private Collection, NY
Sale: Sotheby's Tel Aviv. May 31, 1990, lot 2