Portrait of an old Jew (Uncle of the artist). Oil/canvas, signed l.r. in Cyrillic. 86 x 74 cm 34x 30”. Bibliography : Mark Etkind, Nathan Altman, editions d'Art, Dresden, 1984, p. 32; Mark Etkind, Nathan Altman, editions Les peintres soviets, Moscow, 1971, pl. 29; ALTMAN Nathan. B. Arvatov. Berlin, 1923. Exhibited: “Faces of Russia”, February 2007, West Palm Beach International Art Fair, USA (illustrated on page 28 of the catalog). In original Tuscan-Emilian sixteenth century hand-carved and gilded frame with an all over foliate carving and scroll design inset with beaded motif and a carved twist border.
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