A Colorful and Vibrant Portrait of a Russian Jewish Grandfather with Flowery Background in this Wonderful Jewel-Like Work of East-European Art
OLD JEW WITH FLOWERED BACKGROUND
1974 Oil on Canvas 30 x 40
“OLD JEW WITH FLOWERED BACKGROUND” is an Authentic Signed and Dated Early Ari Roussimoff Oil on Canvas Painting, measuring 30 x 40 inches and dating from 1974. This painting is almost monumental in its concept. It is a very expressive and rare early large sized Roussimoff portrait. A Russian Hassidic Jewish grandfather is seated beside a wall decorated by dainty floral decorations. This composition incorporates elements of Cubism, Expressionism and Impressionism. The image is very true to life. the artist successfully captures this aged and humble man in a very poignant manner. This great colourful work was painted in the finest tradition of Russian Jewish Cubo-Futurism as interpreted by Roussimoff. A perfect addition to any quality collection of fine art, Judaica or Slavic culture.