Jerusalem de Tous Les Disirs
Original lithograph numbered 88/200
22 1/4 x 30"
Sorry, sold for $900
Jour de Fete
Original lithograph numbered 36/145
22 x 29 1/2"
Sorry, sold for $1,260 framed
Some Fruit For Bathsheba
Original lithograph numbered 116/200
22 1/2 x 30"
Sorry, sold for $1,800
Theo Tobiasse's global
popularity rests on a distinctive bittersweet quality all his
own. Born in Palestine (now Jaffa, Israel) in 1927, but raised in
German occupied Paris, Tobiasse spent two crucial years of his youth
hiding in total isolation from the Nazis. After World War II he
worked as a commercial artist until 1961, when he turned to painting
As Chaim Potok, in his Theo Tobiasse: Artist in Exile (published in 1986 by Rizzoli), observes, "One cannot escape the feeling that he uses colors and words to conquer the evils he has experienced in the flesh, hence, the lively primitivism...and the stately themes of the tribe."
In 1989 the
dedication of the Tobiasse designed Chapelle Saint-Saveur in Le Cannet
marked a milestone in the rising career of this illustrious artist.
increasingly recognized and popular in New York, Paris, Caracas, Tel
Aviv and Tokyo. His paintings transcend history, blending images
one moment-warping time into the present tense; his past, his dreams,
mythology, Judaic legends and, biblical stories all inter-twine to
become understandable in today’s terms.
Saper Galleries has carried the limited editions of Theo Tobiasse since Roy Saper first met the artist in 1979.
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