Reuven Rubin: Mimosas in an Antique Vase (1950)

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Reuven Rubin (1893 – 1974), MIMOSAS IN AN ANTIQUE VASE (1950), Oil on canvas, 32 by 25 1/2 in., 81.3 by 64.8 cm, Source: Sotheby’s.

Distinctively Israeli

Reuven Rubin (1893-1974) is the eighth of 13 children born to a Romanian Jewish Hasidic family in Galaţi. Rubin studies art at Bezalel Academy of Art in Jerusalem and Ecole des Beaux Arts and Academie Colarossi in Paris.

Although born in Romania and trained in art

in Paris and Romania, Reuven Rubin …

is a distinctly and distinctively Israeli artist.”

Jewish Virtual Library

 
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Reuven Rubin (1893 – 1974), MIMOSAS IN AN ANTIQUE VASE (1950), Oil on canvas, 32 by 25 1/2 in., 81.3 by 64.8 cm, Source: Sotheby’s  (detail).
 
 
 

‘I am not at all interested in copying nature.

I wish only to express the idea of a Supreme Being.

I am a seeker of a God who will end the suffering of humanity.

I see Him in colour, line, movement’

Christie’s (quoted in A. Werner, Rubin, Tel-Aviv, 1958, n.p.).

 

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Details

Reuven Rubin 1893 – 1974

MIMOSAS IN AN ANTIQUE VASE

Signed Rubin and in Hebrew, and dated in Hebrew (lower right); signed RUBIN and in Hebrew, titled MIMOSAS IN AN ANTIQUE VASE and dated 1950 twice (on the stretcher)

Oil on canvas

32 by 25 1/2 in., 81.3 by 64.8 cm

Painted in 1950.

Source: Sotheby’sLink: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2017/israeli-international-art-n09638/lot.33.html?locale=en

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More Reuvin Rubin At Sunnyside

Engel Gallery, Reuven Rubin Biography, http://www.engel-art.co.il/artists.php?act=show&id=1033,(accessed 22 March 2021).

“Reuven Rubin” https://museum.imj.org.il/artcenter/newsite/en/?artist=Rubin,%20Reuven,%20Israeli,%20born%20Romania,%201893-1974 (accessed 22 March 2021).

Wikipedia contributors, “Reuven Rubin,” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Reuven_Rubin&oldid=868911545 (accessed 22 March 2021).

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