The Estate of Naftali Bezem - Part II and the Estates of Nathan Marks and Others

נפתלי בזם, "בגרוש קפריסין" – אלבום עם 26 חיתוכי לינולאום ממחנות הגירוש

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Start price: $1,000

Estimated price: $2,000 - $4,000

Buyer's premium: 20%

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Technique: Linocut

Date: 1948

Signature: Signed by Bezem on the front page; and by each artist on his work. A portfolio of 26 linocuts depicting the life of the Cyprus refugees. Created by a group of artists in tutilige lead by Naftali Bezem.

Size of portfolio: 51 x 36 cm; size of sheet: 50.5 x 32.5 cm

Condition: The sheets in good condition. Some foxing and minor repairs to the portfolio binding.

Provenance: The estate of Naftali Bezem.

Notes: Including a scanned photograph of all the participating artists with Naftali Bezem.
The seminar named after Pinchas Rothenberg was active in the Cyprus detention camps and funded by JOINT between 1947-1949. The seminar established schools and workshops which offered the refugees various skills. For this purpose teachers, including artists, were flown to Cyprus and among them Naftali Bezem.