Creighton-Davis Gallery
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Fine and Decorative Lottery Style Auction

Sat, Apr 6, 2024 03:00AM EDT - Sun, Apr 28, 2024 08:00PM EDT
Lot 315

Shaar, Pincas, Israeli 1923-1996

Estimate: $100 - $600

Bid Increments

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$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
  • Title: (Clown), .
  • Medium:oil on canvas,
  • signed lower right, dated '83',,
  • Publisher-Year:
  • Size: 45 by 32 in. (112 x 80 cm.), ,
  • See Provenance for Additional Information


    In very fine condition, but varnish dull and dirty., Framed in accordance with accepted conservation standards, acid free mats and mounts, removable hinging.

Provenance: From the estate of Moshe Lazar, professor of Drama and Comparative Literature, UCLA; founder and Dean of School of Visual and Performing Arts, Tel Aviv University; Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Hunanities, U.S.C. with many honorary degrees and awards. He was a personal friend of Marc Chagall and Samuel Beckett and served as a translator for their literary works. He was also friends with Marko Janco, Agam and Yosl Bergner. For a more complete biography click this link Moshe Lazar.