Julius Tanzer
1905-1963, American

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.


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, 1936, 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.

Painting

The Village Lane
1855-1929, British

This Victorian landscape by the British artist, Henry Charles Fox is signed and dated on the lower right, sight size is 14 3/4 x 21 1/2 inches, housed in a period, carved gold frame measuring 18 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches. Fox was known for his superb rural landscapes depicting farm animals and country folk going about their daily routines. He was first accepted at the Royal Academy at age 25 in 1880 and was elected a full member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1889.

Print

Ben Johnson
1698 - 1780, Dutch

Engraving after I. Oliver, 1738, image size 14 3/16 x 8 7/8 in, sheet 17 1/2 x 12 1/2 in

Drawing

Hudson River Docks With New York in the Distance
1926-2007, American

Paul Daniel Ortlip was a well known landscape and portrait artist from Fort Lee, NJ. Born into an artistic family, he studied in NY and Paris. After serving in the military he became the participating artist for NASA, the official US Navy Artist and was first commissioned by the White House to paint portraits of the astronauts. Later, he also did a portrait of John F. Kennedy. His works are housed in the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library.