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Lot 1038: MAXA NORDAU Signed Painting French Ecole de Paris(31 views)
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Maxa's father, Max Nordau, who comes from Germany, was a doctor. He was one of the theorist and a collaborator of Theodore Herzl and he contributed to the creation of Israel.
Maxa Nordau learns with Lopez Mesquita and Jules Adler who teach her oil painting, drawing and watercolor.
During the First World War, she lives in Spain with his father. She exposes in the official shows, and take part at the Colonial exhibition in Strasbourg in 1924 and in Paris in 1931. She participates at the decoration of the Palestinian pavilion for the International Exhibition of Paris in 1937.
In 1939, Maxa Nordau participates in England in an exhibition of French art. During the Second World War, Maxa Nordau exiles herself in United States where she takes part to several exhibitions in New York and she teaches painting at the New York City College.
She come back in Paris in 1946, she loved to travel, Maxa Nordau visits Palestine, Egypt, Syria, Morocco, Turkey and Greece.
watercolor and gouache on paper
signed lower left
Provenance: The collection of Uri and Rami Nehostan, the Art Museum in Ashdot Yaacov, Israel. The work bears the Museum label verso.
very good condition
Note: This work will be shipped from Israel.
starting price 160 $