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WAS NOT SOLD, auction date was 2012 May 23 @ 13:00UTC-5 : EST/CDT
Artist: Theo TobiasseTitle: Tobiasse 6Signature: Signed by the artistMedium: Lithograph with Embossing on Arches paperSize: 40.5" x 27.5"Edition: Limited, numberedCondition: ExcellentBiography * The art of Theo Tobiasse (1927- ) reflects a lifetime of struggle and a sense of survival that stems from his experiences as a Jew growing up in Paris during World War II. To escape severe economic conditions his family settled in Paris, France in 1931. During the German occupation of France, Tobiasse and his family survived by going into hiding for two years living in total isolation and darkness. It is this sense of survival and the joy of that realization that typifies Tobiasse's work. * His work reflects many themes including elements of his childhood memories, Jewish history, Biblical themes, and women. Since devoting his time to painting. His paintings have been described as having a purposely naive style with comparisons to Marc Chagall. * *