Helfond, Riva (American, 1910-2002). IN CONSTRUCTION. Color lithograph, 1941. Edition of 35, signed in ink, titled, dated and numbered 21/35 in pencil, with full margins. 16 7/8in x 11 3/4 inches, 427 x 297 mm. (image), 19 3/4 x 14 5/8 inches. In excellent condition. Framed.
Helfond was born in Brooklyn and lived in New York and New Jersey for most of her life. She is known for her Social Realist painting and prints, which are in many public and private collections. She taught at the Harlem Arts Community Center where Robert Blackburn was one of her students.