Michael Gilbery (1913 – 2000)
The Rabbi in Meditation
Oil on panel
30.31 x 22.4″
Provenance: Tel Aviv Museum Collection
Michael Gilbery was born in London on 18th October 1913.
After leaving school he gained a scholarship to St Martin’s
School of Art and later the Royal College of Art. Throughout
his life he made a living from portrait commissions but
continued exhibiting at the Royal Academy, Royal Society of
Portrait Painters and the New English Art Club among others.
Some of his work is also in the permanent collection of the
Tel Aviv Museum.