Four Figures And One Unknown. 1980.
Color Chalk drawing.
Signed in lower left. Verso dated and titled. On firm creme BFK Rives wove paper (with watermark). 104.8 x 74.8 cm (41.2 x 29.4 in), size of sheet. [CH].
• For the first time offered on the international auction market (source: artprice.com).
• Samuel Bak is considered one of the most important Jewish contemporary artists who commit their creation to the examination of the fate of the jewish people during the Holocaust.
• In 2017 the Samuel Bak Museum opened in Vilnius, Lithuania.
• Bak has had many solo shows, among others, at the Jüdisches Museum, Frankfurt a. M., the memorial Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, and a retrospective travelling exhibition with stops at, among others, the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg and the Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf.
PROVENANCE: Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (acquired circa 1980).
Large-size drawing in good condition. Upper part of right edge with slightly cloudy waterstains. Each corner with a tiny pinhole, presumably from making.
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