Itzchak Tarkay (1935-2012, Israel) - "Patio Secrets" (2006) is a serigraph framed and matted to museum specifications. The serigraph is in color on wove paper, hand signed in ink by Tarkay. The image is 11 x 13 7/8 inches. This work of art is an Artist Proof numbered 12/85. Full provenance comes with the piece including an appraisal. Ships free in the USA. Itzchak Tarkay was an Israeli artist born in 1935 in Subotica, on the Yugoslav-Hungarian border. In 1944, Tarkay and his family were sent to the Mauthausen Concentration Camp, until Allied liberation freed them a year later. In 1949, his family emigrated to Israel, living on a kibbutz for several years. Tarkay attended the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design from 1951, and graduated from the Avni Institute of Art and Design in 1956. His art is influenced by French Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism, particularly Matisse and Toulouse-Lautrec. His work was exhibited at the International Art Expo in New York City in 1986 and 1987.