Bougainvillea. Anna Ticho (Poster)
Size: 39.8" X 23.8" / 102 X 61 cm
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Bougainvillea, watercolor on paper, 1970, the Anna Ticho bequest
Anna Ticho, Painter. b. 1894, Brno, Czechoslovakia. Immigrated 1912. Married Dr. A. Ticho, renowned opthalmologist. Studies: 1906- 1909 Art School, Vienna. Prizes: 1964 Erest Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Jerusalem; 1975 Sandberg Prize for Israeli Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Specialised in drawing landscapes of Jerusalem and surroundings. 1932 A founder of the New Bezalel School. 1970 Honoured as “A Worthy of Jerusalem”. Died 1980, Jerusalem. (The Ticho’s home was bequeathed to the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, for use as a centre for art activities and for a permanent exhibition of Anna Ticho’s work).