About the artist

Zeev Raban

Israeli painter, sculptor and graphic artist. Born in Lodz, Poland, after studying in Europe, he became a key figure in the shaping of the unique style of the Bezalel art school in Jerusalem. Raban was not attracted to the avant-garde artistic styles of his time, but rather to the world of Jewish motifs and symbols as well as the landscapes and human types of Israel and the Middle East.

Date: 1890-1970

Origins: Poland/Israel