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Catalog Number 2015.8.1
Object Name Painting
Description Small, horizontal, framed Serge Mendjisky painting; oil on canvas. Painting depicts a colorful landscape with several trees in a field, foliage in the background, and a yellow cottage on the right. Painting is an example of pointilism. It is signed by Serge Mendjisky on the front, bottom, right corner.
Artist Serge Mendjisky
Medium Canvas/Oil Paint
Source Anderson, Bob
Provenance This painting was created by Serge Mendjisky, a WWII French resistance fighter.

The painting was purchased by the Emile Walter Gallery in 1968, and later purchased by Gabriel Gilead, a Holocaust survivor, in the 1960s. It was donated by Bob Anderson on behalf of his cousin Gilead.