SIMKA SIMKHOVITCH (1885-1949) Girl in red, 1937
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signed and dated ‘Simka Simkovitch 1937’ (lower right), Janet Marquesee Fine Art gallery label (on the reverse) oil on canvas 71 x 57 cm Provenance: Janet Marquesee Fine Art gallery Vallot auction Borodulin Collection Paintings of a Russian-Jewish painter, Simka Simkhovich belong to the collections of the Dallas Museum of Art, National Museum of American Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art. He also made murals for post offices in Jackson, Mississippi, and Beaufort, North Carolina. He was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States in 1924. Simkhovitch exhibited paintings and sculptures in 1918 as part of an exhibition of Jewish artists and in 1919 placed 1st in the competition “The Great Russian Revolution“ with a painting called “Russian Revolution“ ⊕ All lots marked with the symbol “plus (+)” are under temporary importation and are subject to import tax (5.5%) (EU) and administrative customs broker fees.