Paintings and Judaica from the Estate of Prof. Victor Deutsch - Part II
1. “Seated Figure”, by Jankel Adler, stamped with the estate’s signature stamp ‘Jankel Adler C.A.’ (lower left).
Technique: Pencil and gouache on paper.
Dimensions: 17 x 8.5 cm.
Condition: Minimal paint loss.
Provenance: Purchased at Stern Gallery, Tel Aviv, 1973
Estate of Prof. Victor Deutsch 2. “Portrait”, by George Kars, signed (lower left).
Technique: Charcoal on paper.
Dimensions: 16 x 12 cm.
Provenance: Estate of Prof. Victor Deutsch
Jankel (Jakub) Adler, Painter. b. 1895, Poland. Studies: 1914-18 Bremen, Germany, art. Jankel Adler was a Jewish artist, many of his paintings were of Jewish subjects. In 1922 he settled in Dusseldorf where he became a leading figure on the art scene. He made contact with Paul Klee. In 1933 he moved to France where he came under the influence of Picasso. In 1941 he settled in England and died there in 1949.