יודאיקה, אמנות וכלי כסף
Signed and dated 1923 (lower right) and signed again in Hebrew (lower left)
Oil on board
31 x 44.5 cm
Private Collection, Herzliya
Heavy craquelure, heavy soiling.
Hermann Struck (1876-1944), Painter, Master Etcher and Teacher. Born in Berlin, Germany in 1876. Immigrated to Israel in 1922.Studied painting, etching on copper and lithography in which he achieved his best work, including portraits of Herzl, Henrik Ibsen, Nietsche, Sigmund Freud and Albert Einstein. Served in the German Army in World War I. Settled and painted in Haifa. Haifa Municipality established an annual prize in his name. Exhibitions Include: Haifa, Memorial Exhibition of his works; 1987 Berlin, 750th Anniversary of the City. Was an observant Jew all his life and a founder of the Mizrachi Movement. Died in 1944 in Haifa.