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Untitled. Embossed serigraph, 20th century. Signed Castel (LR) with A/P (LL). Sight size 26.5 x 31 inchesm, frame size 37.5 x 41.5 inches. Framed. Lot note: Moshe Elazar Castel born in Jerusalem in 1909, to his father Rabbi Yehuda Castel and his mother Rachel. Descendant of a Spanish family which came from Castiie to establish themselves in Israel in 1492. The family lived for many generations in Hebron. His father Rabbi Yehuda Castel who was born in Hebron was a scholar and outstanding Herbalist, wrote parchment and Torah scrolls. He arrived in Paris in 1927 with the help of his brother Yosef. Attended the Academie Julien and studied at the Louvre Museum. After 13 years of work in Paris, he returned to Israel in 1940, settled in Safed a medieval town of Zohar and Kaballa. He is awarded in 1946 the Dizengoff Prize on behalf of the Tel-Aviv Municipality. In 1947, he initiates and founds, together with other painters and sculptors the group "New Horizons" ("Offakim Hadashim"). In 1959, he came to Paris, acquired a studio in Montparnasse where he spends a few months every year. He awarded prize "Premier do Estado" at the Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil. Notice to bidders: Condition reports and additional photographs are provided by request as a courtesy to our clients, as such any condition report is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free of defects, imperfections, restoration, wear and tear, or the effects of aging. Capo Auction shall have no responsibility for any error or omission, additionally all lots are sold As Is and in accordance with the conditions of sale.

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Moshe Castel (Israeli, 1909-1992)

Estimate $300 - $500Oct 20, 2018