Julius Tanzer
1905-1963, American

Gallery Visit
1905-1963, American

This lithograph by Julius Tanzer measures 15 x 11 inches and is pencil signed and titled on the lower margin. Tanzer was an artist for the Works Project Administration in New York. His remarkable lithographs depict the grit and beauty of everyday life in Depression era New York City. Many of his prints are included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.


Junk Shop
1905-1963, American

Julius Tanzer's lithograph "Junk Shop" measures 14 x 10 1/2 inches and is pencil signed and titled on the lower margin. Tanzer was an artist for the Works Project Administration in New York. His remarkable lithographs depict the grit and beauty of everyday life in Depression era New York City. Many of his prints are included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.


Hudson River Ferry
1905-1963, American

Lithograph, image size 10 1/4 x 13 7/8 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled. Tanzer was active in New York during the depression and was a member of the WPA.


Woman Before a Mirror
1905-1963, American

Lithograph, image size 12 3/8 x 13 5/8 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled. Tanzer was active in New York during the depression and was a member of the WPA.


Ward's Island
1905-1963, American

Lithograph, image size 10 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled. There is a small repaired tear in the lower left corner, about 1/4 inch into the image, but it is barely visible. Tanzer was active in New York during the depression and was a member of the WPA.


Harlem Revival
1905-1963, American

Pencil and graphite on drawing board, image size 13 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed. Tanzer was active in New York during the depression, and was a member of the WPA.


Bridge in Astoria, Long Island
1905-1963, American

Lithograph, image size 10 1/4 x 14 3/8 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled, "Bridge in Astoria, L.I." Tanzer was active in New York during the depression and was a member of the WPA.


Abandoned Warehouse
1905-1963, American

Lithograph, image size 13 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches, pencil signed and titled "Julius Tanzer" l.r. and "Abandoned Warehouse" l.c.


Woman Ironing
1905-1963, American

Lithograph, image size 14 7/8 x 9 5/8 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled. Tanzer was active in New York during the depression and was a member of the WPA.


Coal Yard
1905-1963, American

Lithograph, image size 12 1/8 x 16 5/8 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled. Tanzer was active in New York during the depression and a member of the WPA.


Harlem River Bridge
1905-1963, American

Lithograph, image size 9 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled. Tanzer was active in New York during the depression and a member of the WPA.


Old Farmhouse
1905-1963, American

Lithograph, image size 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled "Julius Tanzer" l.r. and "Old Farmhouse" l.c., the artist worked during the depression and was a member of the WPA.


Orchard Beach
1905-1963, American

Lithograph, image size 15 1/8 x 11 1/2 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled, "Julius Tanzer" l.r. and "Orchard Beach" l.c., WPA artist.


Potato Vendor
1905-1963, American

Lithograph, image size 13 1/16 x 9 7/16 inches, 1940, pencil signed and titled, "Julius Tanzer" l.r. and "Potato Vender" l.c. Tanzer was active in New York during the depression and a member of the WPA.

Painting

Landscape with Travelers Fording a Stream

Oil on canvas, 17 1/4 x 22 1/4 inches, probably a late 18th or early 19th century painting in the style of Dutch artist Nicolaes Berchem (1620-1683), in a period frame.

Print

Contes Moraux
1699-1773, French

Engraved copper plate after Gravelot, used for the title page of the book "Contes Moraux" by Jean-Fran├žois Marmontel (1723-1799). Engraved in 1776 by Antoine-Jean Duclos (1742-1795) after the original design by Gravelot (1765). Engraved area 5 x 3 inches, full plate dimensions 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. The full text reads: "Contes Moraux, Par M. Marmontel, de l'Academie Francaise. A Paris / Chez Brunet Libraire, Rue des Ecrivains. M.DCC.LXXVI."

Drawing

Landscape at Twilight
1864-1929, American

pastel, sight size 9 X 12 1/4 inches, c. 1910, unsigned, attributed to AC Goodwin. Spring twilight landscape. (M)