Max Weber
1881-1961, American

Beautification
$1650.00
1881-1961, American

Lithograph, image size 15 3/8 x 18 inches, 1932, pencil signed. Born in Poland, Max Weber emigrated to Brooklyn, New York with his family at the age of 10. He went on to study art at the Pratt Institute in Boston, then traveled to Europe where he was influenced by the groundbreaking work of Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso and Henri Rousseau. Weber returned to America, bringing with him the cubist and modernist ideas and techniques that he learned in Europe, and is considered by many to be one of the forefathers of American modernism.

Painting

Meadow in Bloom
1876-1936, American

Oil on artist board, 12 x 16 inches, c. 1930, unsigned. Born in Germany, Saling emigrated to America through Ellis Island in 1893 at the age of 17. He was a successful decorator and artist first in New York City, then in Hartford, Connecticut. In the late 1920s, he moved to Lyme, Connecticut, the setting for many of his landscapes. He was a member of many prestigious artist's groups, including the Salmagundi Club, the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the Connecticut League of Art Students and the Springfield Art League.

Print

L'dia
$525.00
1886-1970, Austrian/American

A very fine original etching in colors by Max Pollak, image size 11 1/2 x 4 3/8 inches, c. 1930, from a small edition of 60 impressions, pencil signed, titled and numbered. Max Pollak was grew up in Vienna, Austria and attended the Vienna Academy of Art where he studied with portrait artist Fernand Schmutzer. Pollack became well known for his portraits and his etchings, and in 1910 won the Prix de Rome. After serving in the Austrian Army during WWI, Pollak lived for a time in Paris where he painted portraits of several notable actors and dancers of the time.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1953
1872- c.1950, American

Ink drawing, 1953, image size 10 5/8 x 7 5/8 inches.