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

Old House, East Windsor Hill, Connecticut
1855-1943, American

Watercolor on paper, 3 3/8 x 4 5/8 inches, signed in ink lower left. Housed in a period frame, possibly original to the painting, but recently rematted with archival materials. An old label on the back gives the title and location and is also signed by the artist.

Print

Oppressed Birdman with Human Aspects
1922-2000, American

An evocative original lithograph by Leonard Baskin, image size approximately 25 x 22 inches, 1969, cat: Fern & O'Sullivan- 554, plate signed and dated. This piece came to us with collectors notes indicating that there is some question as to whether an edition was published of this image, with the possibility of only a few proofs ever printed.

Drawing

The Artist's Daughter
1893-1986, American

Silverpoint on gessoed board with black, white, and red chalk, 9 3/8 x 7 1/4 inches, c. 1960, unsigned.