6 November 2013
Reuven Rubin (1893-1974)
Safed in Galilee
signed 'Rubin' and signed again in Hebrew (lower left); signed again, titled, inscribed and dated '-RUBIN- SAFED IN GALILEE MADE IN ISRAEL 1954/55' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
29¾ x 40 in. (75.5 x 101.5 cm.)
Painted in Israel in 1954-1955
Acquired from the artist by the family of the present owner, 1955.
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The Tel Aviv Museum, Rubin Retrospective Exhibition, Forty Years of Painting in Israel, Spring 1955, no. 120 (illustrated; titled The Hills of Safed).
Carmela Rubin has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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