The Estate of Prof. Victor Deutsch, Part III and Other Estates
Estate of Prof. Victor Deutsch
1. "Leaving the Synagogue", Signed in pencil (lower left) and numbered III (lower right). Date: 1911. Dimensions: 12.5 x 11 cm. Condition: Good.
2. "Prayer in the Shul", Signed in pencil (lower left) and numbered I (lower right). Date: 1921. Dimensions: 8.7 x 10.2 cm. Condition: Good.
3. "The Jewish Street", Signed in pencil (lower left). Dimensions: 6.7 x 8.7 cm. Date: 1911. Condition: Good.
4. "The Market Square", Signed in pencil (lower left). Date: 1911. Dimensions: 6.5 x 8 cm. Condition: Good
Joseph Budko (1888-1940) Polish painter. Born in Plonsk, Poland in 1880. Immigrated to Israel in 1933. Studies: 1905 Fine Arts School, Vilna; from 1910 he studied engraving in Berlin,. Budko was a student of Herman Struk,, and followed his lead as he turned to graphic art. He worked mainly in graphics and book illustrations. He developed a style that combined personal attitude with Jewish mentality, a synthesis of Jewish tradition and modern artistic approach. He also revived the spirit of Jewish book illustration, elevating it to modern design. Teaching: From 1935 Bezalel, Jerusalem, which he re-organized and directed until his death in 1940.
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