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Tenant Farmers (-- 1936, Color Wood Engraving.
Edition 25. Signed, titled, and numbered 15/25 in pencil.
Image size 7 15/16 x 10 15/16 inches (202 x 278 mm); sheet size 11 x 15 inches (279 x 381 mm).
A superb, richly-inked impression, with fresh colors, on Basingwerk Parchment, cream wove paper; the full sheet with wide margins (1 1/2 to 2 1/8 inches); a tack hole in the outside top center margin, well away from the image, otherwise in excellent condition.
Created by the artist for the New York City Works Progress Administration (WPA).
Literature: Depression Printmakers as Workers, Mary Francey, 1988.
Collections: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Public Library, Yale University Art Gallery.
On the Beach (-- c.1937, Wood Engraving.
Edition c. 25. Signed and titled in pencil.
Image size 11 x 8 1/8 inches (279 x 206 mm); sheet size 16 x 11 3/8 inches (406 x 289 mm).
A fine, black impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 1/2 to 3 inches), in excellent condition.
Stamped FEDERAL ART PROJECT NYC WPA in lower left margin. Created by the artist for the New York City Works Progress Administration (WPA).
The artist's depiction of the then popular New York City weekend retreat Coney Island.