OIL ON CANVAS BY ABRAHAM STRASKI #1019898
1019898

OIL ON CANVAS BY ABRAHAM STRASKI #1019898

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OIL ON CANVAS BY ABRAHAM STRASKI #1019898



WONDERFUL AND IMPORTANT PAINTING BY A. STRASKI



RABBI AT STUDY BY A. STRASKI. THIS YOUNG ARTIST STARTED HIS LIFE IN EUROPE BEFORE WWII. RAISED IN THE JEWISH FAITH HE WAS INFLUENCED GREATLY BY THE RABBI'S IN HIS COMMUNITY. AFTER THE WAR STARTED HE AND HIS FAMILY WERE TAKEN TO THE CONCENTRATION CAMPS.IN HIS OWN WORDS, LIFE WAS SO TERRIBLE THAT THE ONLY THING THAT GOT HIM THROUGH THIS AWFUL ORDEAL WAS THE TEACHINGS OF THE RABBI'S IN HIS YOUNGER YEARS.AFTER THE WAR HE DEVOTED HIS LIFE TO ART, AND DEPICTING THE RABBI'S OF HIS YOUTH. HE PAINTED A LIMITED SERIES OF EACH STYLE. THIS PIECE WAS PURCHASED BY DR. RALPH KRAFT IN 1972 FROM A CHICAGO GALLERY, CREATIVE INTERIORS. ONLY 12 WERE DONE OF THIS IMAGE.THE PAINTING REMAINED IN THE COLLECTION OF DR. KRAFT IN HOBART, IND. UNTIL HIS DEATH, THEN INHERITED BY HIS SON.MR. STRASKI PASSES AWAY IN THE 1980'S, LISTED IN MANY ART GUIDES, HE IS WIDELY COLLECTED, THERE ARE MANY REPRODUCTIONS OF HIS WORK OUT THERE BUT THIS IS AN ORIGINAL, OIL ON CANVAS AND FRAMED IN A WOOD CARVED GOLD LEAFED FRAME.



 


Reference
#: JC_263

Condition:EXCELLENT
Year:1960'S
Country:USA
Maker:ABRAHAM STRASKI
Height:25

Width:20

Title:OIL ON CANVAS BY ABRAHAM STRASKI


Type:OIL ON CANVAS
Location:chicago il