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Albert Abramovitz
"Subway Construction, Moscow": An Early 20th C. Woodcut Engraving by Abramovitz

1935

$1,375

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This is a signed woodcut engraving entitled "Subway Construction, Moscow" created by Albert Abramovitz in 1935, after a trip to the Soviet Union. It depicts many Russian workers actively constructing a two level subway, primarily out of wood. This is an excellent impression, printed on deckle edge watermarked paper (Hazelbourn Deckle Edge Book), with wide margins. It is pencil signed by the artist in the lower margin on the right and titled in the lower left. The sheet measures 12.75" in height and 14.5" in width. There are remnants of hinge tape at the edge of the sheet in the upper corners and minimal wrinkling in the margin in the lower left corner. Albert Abramovitz (1879-1963) was a painter and printmaker who was born in Riga, Latvia and studied art at the Imperial Art School in Odessa, Ukraine and in Paris, at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière. He was a member of the Paris Salon, serving on its panel for the review of juried works of art. He was also a member of the Societaire Salon d'Automne. He was awarded the Grand Prize at the 1911 Universal Exposition in Rome and Turin. In 1916, Abramovitz emigrated to the United States, first living in Manhattan then briefly in Los Angeles in the late 1920's, living in Brooklyn, New York the rest of his lfe. His work was exhibited across the United States in multiple shows and collections. Abramovitz produced murals for the Federal Arts Project Works Progress Administration in New York. His works are in the collections of the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, the British Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, the Spencer Museum of Art, the University of Michigan Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Library of Congress.

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  • Creator
    Albert Abramovitz (1879-1963, American)
  • Creation Year
    1935
  • Dimensions
    Height: 12.75 in (32.39 cm)Width: 14.5 in (36.83 cm)
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  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Alamo, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: # 36511stDibs: LU117329410112

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