Jerusalem, Oil on canvas (signed), 32X54 cm.
About the artist:
Shmuel Charuvi, Israeli, born in the Russian Empire, 1897-1965.
Shmuel Bokser-Charuvi was born in the village of Mikhaylovka, now in the Ukraine. In 1913, after learning Art in Odessa he immigrated to the Land of Israel, and joined the Bezalel School in Jerusalem. Between the years 1917 and 1919 he served in the Jewish Legion. In the 1920’s he produced landscape paintings and paintings with Biblical themes. Additionally, Shmuel was an active member of the Jewish Artists’ Association.
Charuvi is well known for his botanical illustration made for Ephraim Hareuveni’s “Floral Treasury of the Land of Israel.”
1910-13 Secondary school of the Arts, Odessa, The Russian Empire
1914-18 Bezalel School of Arts & Crafts, Jerusalem