Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Mordecai Ardon

Mordecai Ardon 1896-1992
Ein Karem 1944.
Oil on canvas.
The Israel Museum. Jerusalem. Israel.

Mordecai Ardon 1896-1992
Stones of the Ancient Wall 1962.
Oil on canvas.
Collection Mrs. Audrey Sacher. London. England and Caesarea. Israel

Mordecai Ardon (July 13, 1896 - June 18, 1992), is considered one of Israel's greatest painters.

Ardon was born in Tuchow, Galicia (then Austria-Hungary, now Poland), and immigrated to Palestine in 1933

For more about the life and work of Mordecai Ardon, see Menachem Wecker: Mordecai Ardon - Symbols without significance and the Mordecai Ardon Official website