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Style: Ashcan School
Joseph Webster Golinkin, On the Dock, Banana Boat, New Orleans
Located in New York, NY
Chicago-born Golinkin studied at the Artist Students League with George Luks. After working as an illustrator for New York papers he joined the Navy in 1939 and retired as a Rear Adm...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

James Penney, Street Pavers (New York City)
Located in New York, NY
James Penney was widely known for his New Yorker covers as well as his paintings and prints. This lithograph of male laborers, Street Pavers, reminds us of the back-breaking labor th...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Kerr Eby, Lobster Fleet
Located in New York, NY
Although the title 'Lobster Fleet' calls to mind numerous vessels at sea in a single spot (and there's a group in the distance), in fact the print features a lone fisherman in a smal...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Etching

Millard Sheets, Family Flats
Located in New York, NY
Signed, titled, and numbered, in pencil. The proposed edition was 100 although it is very unlikely that these were printed. This large and intensely urban lithograph, Family Flats, b...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Leonard Pytlak, Caulking
Located in New York, NY
Leonard Pytlak (1910-1998) was based in New York City and was active on New Deal printmaking projects. He made lithographs and serigraphs. This color lithograph, signed and titled in...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Sketch of Anne
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Sketch of Anne Lithograph, 1923-1924 Signed and titled by the artist, signed by his printer Bolton Brown Edition: 42 Printed by Bolton Brown (see photo of his signature in pencil) Pr...
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1920s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

"The Row at the Picnic," Original Black and White Etching by John Sloan
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"The Row at the Picnic" is an original etching by John Sloan. This piece depicts a fight that broke out in a park. There is a mass of people huddled together. 4 7/8" x 3 1/2" art 17...
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Early 1900s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Etching

Nude at Piano
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
John Sloan, 'Nude at Piano', 1933, etching, edition 100, (only 85 printed), Morse 265. Signed, titled and annotated '100 proofs' in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate, lower right...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Etching

New Year’s Eve and Adam
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
John Sloan, 'New Year's Eve and Adam', etching, 1918, edition 100, (only 85 printed), Morse 190. Signed, titled and annotated '100 proofs' in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate, l...
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1910s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Etching

Love on the Roof.
Located in Storrs, CT
1914. Etching. Morse catalog 167 state ii. Image: 5 7/8 x 4 1/4 (sheet 10 1/2 x 6 1/4). Edition 100. A rich impression printed on Japanese mulberry paper. Signed in pencil. Housed ...
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1910s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Etching

The Sixth Avenue Spur, New York City — 1920s American Expressionism
By Frederick K. Detwiller
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Frederick K. Detwiller, 'The Sixth Avenue Spur, New York City', lithograph, 1924, edition 20. Signed, dated, titled, and annotated 'Lith 20' in pencil. Inscribed 'To my Friend Herber...
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1920s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Charles Pont, Splicing
Located in New York, NY
An old sailor is shown at work on a what must be a huge sailing vessel. He's splicing, or joining ropes together -- probably still a useful skill in the mid-1930s when this print was...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Woodcut

Emma and Marjorie on a Sofa
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Emma and Marjorie on a Sofa Lithograph printed on chine paper, 1921 Signed by the artist lower right (see photo) Signed by the printer Bolton Brown lower left (see photo) Edition: 44...
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1920s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

John W. Gregory, North End Street Scene (Boston)
Located in New York, NY
Boston's North End is a charming Italian neighborhood with small buildings and twisting streets. The artist, John W. Gregory, captures the feeling of a pleasant afternoon visiting th...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Coney Island
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Paul Cadmus, 'Coney Island', etching, 1935, edition 50, Johnson & Miller 81, Davenport. Signed in pencil. Annotated 'Edition of 50 — 1935' in pencil in the artist’s hand, bottom lef...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Etching

Harry Wickey, Stallion and Mare
Located in New York, NY
Also a sculptor, Harry Wickey was a master printmaker and Art Students League teacher. This rural scene pre-dates the much better known, very close subject, John Steuart Curry's li...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

'2nd Avenue El' — 1930s New York City
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Reginald Marsh, '2nd Avenue El', etching, 1930, edition 19 final-state, lifetime impressions; 100 Whitney, 1969; Sasowsky 93. Unsigned as published; numbered '10/100' in pencil. A s...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Etching

The Little Bride.
Located in Storrs, CT
The Little Bride. 1916. Etching. Morse 138. 4 7/8 x 6 3/4 (sheet 9 3/8 x 12). Series: New York City Life, tenth plate. Printed on cream wove paper with deckle edges on two sides. The...
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1910s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Etching

The Show Case
Located in Storrs, CT
The ShowCase. (Connoisseurage; Critics on Form). 1905. Etching. Morse catalog 129 state iii. Image 5 x 6 15/16 (sheet 9 3/4 x 12 1/2). Annotated "Peter Platt imp" in pencil (Platt p...
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Early 20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Etching

Don Freeman, (At the Booking Desk)
Located in New York, NY
Don Freeman is best known for his paintings and works on paper of New York City's theatre industry: the signage, the stages and sets, the actors, the costumers and ushers, anything a...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Norman Barr, Fulton St. Fish Market (NYC)
Located in New York, NY
Norman Barr recorded his beloved New York City from the Bronx, to Coney Island, to the Fulton Fish Market. Although Barr was on the Mural Project of the New Deal, and not the Print...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Picnic
Located in New York, NY
The Philadelphia-based Ashton was a long-time friend and studio-mate of Alice Neel -- they drew each other. Ashton is sometimes listed as African-American. This print is signed in pe...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Frank Anderson, Bessemer Armature
By Frank Anderson
Located in New York, NY
There's nothing like a great American industrial scene! And this print has it all: smoke, flames, heavy machinery, and an archway through which to view everything. Signed and titled ...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Woodcut

Ben Messick, Coffee and Donuts (Sinkers & Java)
Located in New York, NY
Ben Messick perfectly captures the world of the 'Ashcan' period: Everyday life, local characters, people we could still meet today. He could draw like a son-of-a-gun! The date of 194...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Ben Messick, (The Newspaper Story)
Located in New York, NY
Ben Messick perfectly captures the world of the 'Ashcan' period: Everyday life, local characters, people we could still meet today. He could draw like a son-of-a-gun! And this is a v...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

John W. Gregory, Aquarium
Located in New York, NY
Gregory often worked in lithography, probably learned at the Art Students League in New York City. In all likelihood this is a New York scene but he also often drew New England subje...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Harry Gottlieb, (The Catch)
Located in New York, NY
Harry Gottlieb made several images of fishing communities. Here we see the boat, on shore, from it's back -- the rudder is actually showing. Three men are working in the boat on the ...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Screen

TWO GIRLS IN SUBWAY
Located in Portland, ME
Marsh, Reginald. TWO GIRLS IN SUBWAY. S.58. Etching, 1928. Printed on cream-colored wove paper, with a watermark, upper left. One of only two proofs of the third state recorded ...
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1920s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Etching

Ann Michalov, A View of the Park
Located in New York, NY
Originally from Illinois, Ann Michalov worked in Spokane, Seattle and Portland, where she finally settled. This lithograph however really looks very like New York City's Central Park...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

'Hurdy Gurdy Ballet' — 1920s New York — American Scene
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Glenn O. Coleman, 'Hurdy Gurdy Ballet', lithograph 1928, edition 50. Signed, dated, and numbered '14/50' in pencil. Titled in the bottom left margin, in another hand. Numbered '14' ...
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1920s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Harry Wickey, Snug Harbor (Riverside Drive, NYC)
Located in New York, NY
The sailors are still in uniform in this post-World War I print of young people meeting at a semi-secluded park setting, Snug Harbor, along Riverside Drive, NYC. (Still a beautiful p...
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1920s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Drypoint

Lawrence Beall Smith, Solitude
Located in New York, NY
Lawrence Beall Smith draws four men in a park, each with his back to a giant, strong tree. The year is 1938 and the country is coming out of the Depression but World War II is alread...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Bernard Schardt, Appeal Denied (NYC Courtroom)
Located in New York, NY
Bernard Schardt worked on the the WPA in NYC during the Depression. (During this period, off and on, he lived with friend and colleague Jackson Pollock.) In this courtroom scene ther...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Intaglio

The Irish Fair
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Irish Fair Lithograph, 1923 Signed and numbered in pencil by the artist (see photo) Titled "Irish Fair" by the artist in pencil Edition: 84 Housed in an archival frame with acid free...
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1920s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Joseph Hirsch, (Cutting the Beard)
Located in New York, NY
A man with lots of whiskers is trimming his facial hair while looking in a mirror. The male figure and his beard are carefully drawn but Hirsch has cleverly just briefly sketched in ...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Lawrence Beall Smith, Seaside Nomads
Located in New York, NY
A perfect summer day. A young mother, little boy, and even smaller girl have their luncheon under a make shift 'fly' -- a stripped cloth canopy fixed up with poles. Although it is ti...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

D. Sidwell Feigin, Rain, Snow, and Time
Located in New York, NY
This lithograph shows the Obelisk (Cleopatra’s Needle), 1425 BCE, in Central Park, New York City, just behind the Metropolitan Museum of Art, on Greywacke Knoll. (This makes it a do...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Moses Oley, Quarry
Located in New York, NY
Moses Oley drew an industrial scene, but one very much in isolation. The quarry equipment looks both imposing and busy. There appears to be smoke coming from the steam shovel in the ...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Joseph LeBoit, Derby Winner
Located in New York, NY
Joseph (Joe) Leboit made this extremely intense image of a supposedly happy recipient of a 'Derby Winner.' (Probably refers to the Irish Derby.) In fact the couple and seventeen chil...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

William Gropper, (Choral Group)
Located in New York, NY
An early serigraph (screen print) by William Gropper. There's a harpist to provide the music and a choir master conducting. The seated members of the group are individually drawn as ...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Screen

Nicolai Cikovsky, Early Spring, Central Park (New York City)
Located in New York, NY
New York City's Central Park, sailors in uniform, and a spring day -- Cikovsky's print has it all! It's an idyllic post-World War II scene. Even the title, Early Spring, makes the pr...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Leon Dolice, (Washington Square, New York City)
Located in New York, NY
Leon Dolice managed to capture New York City moments and places dear to all New Yorkers. This view of the arch in Washington Square Park is a perfect example. It's shown from Fifth A...
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1920s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Intaglio

Theresa Halat, (The Fox and The Dog)
Located in New York, NY
While nothing is known about this artist (maybe even the spelling of the last name?), the drawing is so skilled and the composition compelling that there MUST be other work! And use ...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Blanche Grambs, Unemployed
Located in New York, NY
Blanche Grambs, known to friends as 'Grambs' (1916-2010) was born in China. She came to New York as a very young woman to study at the Art Students League in 1934. With Harry Sternbe...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Etching

Ray Euffa, Keys
Located in New York, NY
Russia-born Ray Euffa studied at the Detroit School of Fine Arts, the Educational Alliance Art School, and Art Students League in NYC. It is New York City itself that is most often ...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Screen

Fred Nagler, (Cows in a Pasture, small version)
Located in New York, NY
Massachusetts-born Fred Nagler studied at the Art Students League from 1914 to 1917, with George Bridgeman and Robert Henri, and eventually became a member of the Board of Control. ...
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1920s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Etching

Letters from Home
Located in New York, NY
Burr Singer was born in St. Louis and lived most of her career in Los Angeles. She studied at the Saint Louis School of Fine Arts at Washington University, the School of the Art Inst...
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1940s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

E. Mario Grenville, Mail Time
Located in New York, NY
Mario Grenville made this print for the publishing program of Associated American Artists. It was issued in 1945 making it a calm antidote to the ending of World War II, although it ...
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1940s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Etching

Redman Dorgeloh, Octagon House (San Francisco, CA)
Located in New York, NY
This print was made in an edition of 25 for the California WPA. It is signed and titled in pencil. The artist's full name was Marguerite Redmond Dorgeloh and that is the way this pri...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Ralph H. Weidenar, River Front (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Located in New York, NY
This skillful etching, River Front (Grand Rapids, Michigan) has numerous annotations. One is 'Not from jailhouse as some rumored.' Signage features Crescent Flour, a product of the V...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Etching

Redman Dorgeloh, Van Ness Mansion, San Francisco
Located in New York, NY
This print was Illustrated in the San Francisco News, Nov. 6, 1941. It was made in an edition of 25 for the California WPA. It is signed and titled in pencil. The artist's full name ...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Fernando Castro Pacheco, Indian Mother and Child (Indigena con Nino -SP?)
Located in New York, NY
Fernando Castro Pacheco was a Mexican muralist, painter, and printmaker. This linocut is titled to refer to the indigenous population. It is signed in pencil.
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Linocut

Albert Abramovitz, The Wagonette (Moscow Subway)
Located in New York, NY
Albert Abramovitz was working in New York in the 1930s when he made wood engravings of the construction of the Moscow subway. This image, The Wagonette, is a wrenching testament to t...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Woodcut

Room for One More (New York City Subway)
Located in New York, NY
This Depression-era New York City subway scene says it all. The body language of all five passengers tells us where each of them is in his or her life. It was made for the NYC-WPA (w...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Etching, Aquatint

Convalescent
Located in New York, NY
Mathilde de Cordoba was born in New York City and spent her career there. She is known for her studies of women and children. Convalescent is signed and titled in pencil.
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Norman Barr, Still Life
Located in New York, NY
Norman Barr made mural on the NYC-WPA; this lithograph was made in the WPA workshop but was not published by the WPA. The next year he was in the Army! This prints is signed, titled,...
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Mid-20th Century Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Little Zipper, whimsical fun graphic black & white parachute jump text skull
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Linocut graphic print with text 9/10 and 10/10 limited edition 10 10 Philomena Marano has spent decades “penetrat[ing] the soul of Coney Island to reveal its twin promises of candy...
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1980s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Linocut, Rice Paper

James Penney, Central Park (NYC) (Also titled Park -- Spring)
Located in New York, NY
James Penney was widely known for his New Yorker covers as well as his paintings and prints. This lithograph shares the happy joy of warm days in the park with people on benches and ...
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1930s Ashcan School Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

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