The Hospital of the Knights of St. John, Bethlehem Road, Jerusalem:  Moonlight

DAVID BOMBERG (1890-1957)

The Hospital of the Knights of St. John, Bethlehem Road, Jerusalem: Moonlight

1923 England

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- Bought from the artist, thence by descent

Literature:
- R. Cork, David Bomberg, New Haven and London, 1987, pp.146-152
- Gill Polonsky, "David Bomberg", Modern British Masters Series, Vol.II, Bernard Jacobson Ltd., London 1990, ill.1.

Exhibition:
- New York, Hirschl & Adler, The British Imagination, 1990, no.13, p.39 (illustrated)
- Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, David Bomberg, November 1990
- Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, David Bomberg, 5th March-1st April, 1999



Bomberg went to Jerusalem in April 1923. He kept a studio above the roof-tops, which allowed him to paint panoramic views of the city, and he soon became fascinated with the idea of painting by the light of the moon.
Dimensions
Height 4537.00 cm (1786.22 inches)
Width 55.90 cm (22.01 inches)
Medium
Oil on canvas
Signed/Inscribed
Signed and dated lower right Bomberg 23
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