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"Old Man Reading" by David Gilboa (1910-1976). The old bearded man is intently reading his book with a quizzical smile on his face. The book is not marked so we will never know what it is he is reading. This vintage oil on canvas by listed Israeli artist David Gilboa is a classic example of his Impressionist style. The painting is in excellent condition with no sign of damage or repairs. The period frame is also in excellent condition with just a few little dings. The canvas measures 16 by 12 inches, and the overall frame dimensions are 20 by 16 inches. If fine example of his work ready to hang on your wall.

Price: $295

David Gilboa Biography

David Gilboa (1910-1976). David Gilboa was born in Romania in 1910. He studied at Academy of Fine Art, Bucharest, Romania, during the years of 1927-29. He immigrated to Israel in 1933 and settled in Tsfat. He is one of the founders of the Artist's Quarter, Safed. David Gilboa was a landscape painter until he discovered the human element, which he had previously considered of secondary importance. He then concentrated on painting people. Besides painting the landscapes and people of Israel he also produced and illustrated a number of children's books, among them "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson. David Gilboa died in Tel-Aviv in 1976.

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