Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts

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EAST RIVER UNDER THE QUEENSBORO BRIDGE

Neufeld, Woldemar. QUEENSBORO BRIDGE. Linoleum cut in colors, not dated. 7 3/8 x 13 3/8 inches (image), 10 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches (sheet). Edition size not known. Signed and titled in pencil. A well repaired area of loss within the image, lower right. else in very good condition. Woldemar Neufeld was born in Russia in 1909. He emigrated to Canada in 1924, where he studied art and had his first exhibitions. In 1935 he moved to Cleveland and in 1945 to New York City. Though primariy a painter, he was also a prolific printmaker, using the linoleum block as a preferred medium. He did many linoleum cuts of New York City scenes, especially of buildings facing the East River and of activity on the river, which ledd to his being called "The poet laureate of the East River. He received an honorary degree from Wilfid Laurier University in Canada, which has a major collection of his work in a gallery dedicated to him. He died in 2002 at the age of 93. 

Inv num: 12693

$650.00

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