Two Scholars [Konstantin Szewczenko]
A witty genre scene featuring two rabbis studying - one more intently than the other. Polish artist, Konstantin Szewczenko (1915 - 1991), studied at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts and took part in many international exhibitions. He mainly painted genre scenes similar to this, along with portraits. His exhibition record includes a solo appearance at the Galeria G. Tomalski in New York.
Oil on board
|Size including frame||
17” x 14½” / 43cm x 37cm
|Year of creation||
c. 1970 - c. 1990
|Artist’s auction highlight||Achieved £2,403 at Tiroche, Israel, in 2012.|