Feb 16, 2023 - Sale 2626

Sale 2626 - Lot 124

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500

JOSEPH BIEL (1891-1943)

Untitled, (New York City).
Oil on canvas. Signed, Joseph Biel, lower right. 610x762 mm; 24x30 inches.

Joseph Biel was born in Grodno, Poland (later considered part of Russia). He studied at the Russian Academy in Paris, and at the Workman's College in Melbourne, Australia. While living in Australia he established the first Jewish library in Melbourne. Upon his arrival in the United States, he studied with George Grosz at the Art Students League.