Itzchak Tarkay (b.1935)

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"Les Soeurs" Watercolor on paper, 11.75" x 8.75" unframed, 23.5" x 19.5" framed Itzchak Tarkay was born in Sabotica on the Ugoslav/Hungarian border in 1935. At age 9, he was sent to Mathausen concentration camp. He and his family finally migrated to Israel in 1949. In 1951, he received a scholarship to the Bezalel Art Academy. Tarkay has become one of the most famous and popular figurative artists of our time, inspired by the art of Toulouse-Lautrec and Matise. Itzchak. Tarkay has gained world recognition and is a well listed artist with extensive auction records. He is also an accomplished sculptor. His art makes a wonderful addition to any art collection. Certificate of authenticity provided.