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Lot 1000: Maxa Nordau Signed Painting French Ecole de Paris(58 views)
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Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
1897 - 1991 (French)
Maxa's father, Max Nordau, who came from Germany, was a doctor. He was one of the theorist and a collaborator of Theodore Herzl and he contributed to the creation of Israel.
Maxa Nordau studied with Lopez Mesquita and Jules Adler who taught her oil painting, drawing and watercolor.
During the First World War, she lived in Spain with her father. She exhbited in the official shows, and took part at the Colonial exhibition in Strasbourg in 1924 and in Paris in 1931. She participated at the decoration of the Palestinian pavilion for the International Exhibition of Paris in 1937.
In 1939, Maxa Nordau participated in England in an exhibition of French art. During the Second World War, Maxa Nordau exiled herself to the United States where she took part in several exhibitions in New York and she taught painting at the New York City College.
She came back in Paris in 1946, she loved to travel, Maxa Nordau visited Palestine, Egypt, Syria, Morocco, Turkey and Greece.
The Fourtune Teller
Oil on canvas
signed left low corner
Provenance: The collection of Uri and Rami Nehostan, the Art Museum in Ashdot Yaacov, Israel. The work bears the Museum label verso.
Exhibition: Festival d'Art Picturale de Bergerac, 1970 (label verso)
condition: very good ,some paint loss around the margin
Note: This work will be shipped from Israel.
starting price-600 $