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Woldemar Neufeld was born 1909 in Waldheim, Russia. After emigrating to Canada, he studied at the Ontario College of Art and then in the United States at the Cleveland School of Art and Western Reserve University. Neufeld was a member of the American Color Print Society and the American Equity Association, New York. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago; American Watercolor Society; Audobon Artists; American Color Print Society (1946); Cleveland Museum of Art (1936-50), in the exhibition "50 Prints of America" (1944); Brooklyn Museum (1942); and the


National Academy of Design (1946), Society of American Graphic Artists; among others. At many of these exhibitions Neufeld was a prize winner. His work is in the collections of the Cleveland Museum of Modern Art, New Britain Museum of Art, and the New York Public Library. Neufeld was an illustrator for the 'New Yorker' magazine in 1939 and held the position of Art Director of the East Side House Settlement, New York, as well as instructor at the Millbrook School.

The Broken Pulpit - - c.1945, Color Woodcut.

Edition 100. Signed, titled and numbered 27/100 in pencil.

Image size 8 7/8 x 22 1/4 inches (225 x 565 mm); sheet size 10 x 24 1/8 inches (254 x 613 mm).

A fine impression with rich colors, on off-white wove paper, with margins (7/8 to 1 1/4 inches). The paper light-toned to a cream color within the original mat opening, otherwise in excellent condition.