1 May 2005
Fima (b. 1914)
Seated Woman; Portrait of a Man
the first: signed 'Fima' (upper right); the second: signed 'Fima' (lower left)
each oil on board
the first: 24¼ x 18½ in. (61.5 x 47 cm.); the second: 8 1/8 x 6¼ in. (22 x 16 cm.)
Two works in one lot (2)
The first: Harold and Kitty Ruttenberg, Pittsburgh, 1968; the second: Harold and Kitty Ruttenberg, Pittsburgh, a gift of the artist.
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