Untitled (village and rabbis) by Noemi (Naomi) Schindler

Untitled (village and rabbis) by Noemi (Naomi) Schindler

Untitled (village and rabbis)

Noemi (Naomi) Schindler

Title

Untitled (village and rabbis)

 
Artist
Year
c. 1955  
Technique
woodcut 
Image Size
17 x 11 3/4" image size 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
21/60 (possibly from a second edition) 
Annotations
pencil editioned as "II edition 21/60" ? 
Reference
 
Paper
antique-white M.B.M. France laid 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
21408 
Price
$275.00 
Description

Known primarily as a sculptor Israeli artist Noemi (Naomi) Schindler (1919-1991) was also an accomplished printmaker, working mostly with woodcut. She had emigrated to Israel from Berlin in 1936. In Israel she studied with Moshe Sternschuss, Yitzhak Danziger and Rudi Lehman. Schindler moved to Paris in 1965, where she continued her studies, and died there in 1991.

The subject of this woodcut is a village in Israel, with 3 rabbis about to cross a bridge that spans a stream. The impression initialed "PJ" in the lower left image and is signed in pencil in Hebrew in the lower right margin.