William Weintraub “Avram” 1960s Oil on Canvas SOLD P663

Good-looking cowboys can show up anywhere. A handsome bearded young kibbutznik, a settler taming the wild frontier of the young nation of Israel, painted by American-born William Weintraub, one of Israel’s most beloved artists. Canvas measures 16″ x 13″, frame 21″ x 18″.

William Weintraub, American/Israeli

William Weintrabu

American born William Weintraub has become one of Israel’s best known painters of Israeli people. Mr. Weintraub is a graduate of the Maryland Institute of Art.  He studied under renowned teacher Jacques Maroger. As a volunteer in the US Merchant Marines in 1944, Weintraub found his subjects in his trips to Europe and the Mediterranean.  After a brief internment in Cyprus, Weintraub arrived in Palestine to participate in the War of Liberation. Following a stint in the Israeli Merchant Navy, Weintraub settled in Tel Aviv in 1955 to give all his time to painting.  He has held successful one-man shows and participated in group exhibits in Israel and abroad.