The art boom is reaching Israel where a Camille Pissarro valued at $2 million was offered today at Matsart, Israel’s only auction house:
Pissarro’s work is originally from Japan and comes to Israel by way of North America. The auction will host potential buyers from around the world, most of them bidding by telephone, according to Rosenbach.
A surge in the art market has meant Jerusalem has seen a dramatic improvement in the quality of artwork coming via Matsart, Israel’s only international auction house. Besides this impressionist work, Wednesday’s event, which includes 42 percent international art, will auction off paintings from such mammoth artists as Pierre- Auguste Renoir, Marc Chagall and Reuven Rubin.Continue Reading