Mireille Kramer ( b.1932, Egypt) “Trois Oiseaux” (3 Birds) circa 1980. Hand signed and titled limited edition etching on high quality paper; image measures 14.5” x 17.5” unframed, and 25.5" x 31" with frame and matting; numbered 48/300. A folk art depiction of white birds against a gradient of blue and pink. The pink, blue and purple contrast with the brilliant white of the birds. Israeli and American contemporary painter and printmaker Mireille Kramer immigrated to Israel from Egypt in 1951 at age 19. She enrolled at the Jerusalem University and in 1953 helped Dada artist Marcel Janco and other Israeli artists create the Ein-Hod artist colony in Northern Israel, near Haifa. She first enrolled at the Hebrew University and then studied etching techniques at the University of Milan, in Italy. Kramer later went to Paris and continued her art education at the Ecole de Louvre and at the Academie Julian. Finally, the artist completed her education at the Pratt Institute in New York.