Scholar; Oil on Canvas, 60×73 cm

Shmuel Schlesinger

Shmuel Schlesinger was born in 1896 in Poland. He studied painting at The Nirenberg Art Academy,  and after the First World War he immigrated to Palestine with the group “105 Polish Pioneers”. In 1922 he traveled to Paris and exhibited his works at “The Salon d’Automne”. Three years later, he returned to Palestine. He passed away in 1986.