Lot 31
ABA BAYEFSKY, A.R.C.A.

CHRISTMAS CACTUS
oil on canvas
signed and dated 1988
height 39.5" x width 31.5"
height 100.3 cm x width 80.0 cm


Est. $4000/6000
Realised: $6600
Auction Date: 11/20/2017


Provenance: Private Collection, Toronto

Note: Christmas Cactus is an exceptional example of Aba Bayefsky’s (1923-2001) expressionist style of painting. Working with emphatic shades of blues and green, Bayefsky’s subject pulsates with energy, the spikey tendrils warning: look but don’t touch.


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