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Art by Shlomo Bernstein

Please view artworks by Shlomo Bernstein presented in Kings gallery

Shomo Bernstein was born in 1886 in Uzda, Russian Empire. The future artist was a son of a rabbi and, moreover, a head of yeshiva. Bernstein was admitted at the famous Mir Yeshiva, and only when he reached the age of 18, his father allowed him to learn the art. After World War I, he went to study at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, where painter Leon Bonnat, who taught at the institution, helped him to receive a scholarship from Baron Rothschild.

In 1914, the artist immigrated to Israel, however, he was exiled to Alexandria, where he made living giving lessons and painting portraits. In 1919, he returned to israel and presented a large solo exhibition at the Herzliya Gymnasium. He was one of the founders of the Hebrew Artists’ Association. In 1924, Schlomo Bernstein participated in the significant “Tower of David Exhibition”.

“Praying at the Western Wall” by Shlomo Bernstein

The artist conveyed serious and wise looks of men “Praying at the Western Wall”. Furthermore, he led some of eyes on the spectators. The painting transmits the spiritual mood and the atmosphere of the Holy City. Particularly, it can help the mind to focus on prayer and thoughts.

“Yarkon” by Shlomo Bernstein

Painted with light colors and in the impressionistic manner “Yarkon” captivates. The couple is passionately speaking near the water. The man is sailing near. Thus, the artist creates the atmosphere of calm and tranquility. 

Kings Gallery is a leading fine art gallery established in Jerusalem in 1995. We strive to collect and sell the highest quality historic and contemporary Israeli and International art. The gallery specializes primarily in artists from the early period of the 1920’s. Besides, Kings Gallery features leading up-and-coming young artists who will definitely be prominent names in the next few years.

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