SAMUEL BAK | THE AWAKENING
SAMUEL BAK | THE AWAKENING
SAMUEL BAK | THE AWAKENING
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Property of a Private New York Collector

SAMUEL BAK | THE AWAKENING

Estimate: 20,000 - 25,000 USD

Property of a Private New York Collector

SAMUEL BAK | THE AWAKENING

Estimate: 20,000 - 25,000 USD

Lot Sold:25,000USD

Lot Details

Description

Property of a Private New York Collector

SAMUEL BAK

Israeli

b. 1933

THE AWAKENING


signed BAK (lower left)

oil on canvas

32¼ by 25¾ in.

82 by 64 cm.

Condition Report

Original canvas. Two horizontal cracks among chess pieces. Spot of white paint, center right margin. Otherwise, surface in good condition. No retouching apparent when viewed under UV.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

Hadassah Klachkin Gallery, Tel Aviv

Exhibited

Hadassah Klatchkin Gallery, Bak, 1971, illustrated in the exhibition catalog

Kunstverein Braunschweig, Samuel Bak, December 1978 - January 1979, illustrated in the exhibition catalog p. 40


Literature

Paul T. Nagano, A. Kaufman, Bak, Paintings of the last decade, New York, 1976, p. 105, illustrated

Rolf Kallenbach, Bak, Monuments to Our Dreams, Munich, 1977, p. 42, illustrated

Israeli and International Art
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