Property from a Private Collection in Israel
1893 - 1974
SAFED IN GALILEE
signed Rubin (lower right); signed Rubin, titled Safed in Galilee and dated 1946/7 (on the stretcher)
painted in 1946-47
oil on canvas
25¼ by 31¾ in.
64 by 80.5 cm.
This work is accompanied by a certificated of authenticity from Carmela Rubin of the Rubin Museum Foundation.
This work is in very good condition. There is some craquelure scattered throughout and a few specks of paint loss mainly on the tree and by the right edge. No retouching is apparent when viewed under ultra violet light.This work is not relined.
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