Osias Hoffstatter (Polish - Israeli, 1905-1994), Figures


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Technique: Hand-painted aquatint and relief print
Size: 19X27 cm
Signature: Signed
Condition: Very good


Hofstatter Osias was an Israeli painter.
Born in 1905, Buchnia, Austro-Hungarian (today Poland).
Died in 1994,Ramat-Gan, Israel.

Hofstatter's work, mainly on paper, features the contrast between light and shadow, and is a continuing series showing the deformation of human beings against a dark background.

Hofstatter's work has been shown in all Israeli museums and many galleries in Israel and abroad.
In 1968 he exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in Haifa and at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
In 1974 he exhibited a retrospective at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.

Hofstatter was the recipient of the Dizengoff Prize, and the Ministry of Education and Culture Prize (1976) and Discount Bank Prize, theIsrael Museum, Jerusalem (1991).