Jacob Landau
1917-2001, American

Love, What?
1917-2001, American

This lithograph by Jacob Landau measures 11 x 7 1/4 inches, printed on heavy weight paper with wide margins and is pencil signed, titled and numbered. Laudau used art as a means of communicating the triumphant and also the tragic challenges facing humankind which he witnessed first hand while growing up during the Depression, his service in the army and the profound affect the Holocaust had on him. He often presented these unpleasant topics in a way that emphasized the unlimited possibilities of peace and greater understanding.

Painting

Landscape with Waterfalls

This is a very fine Hudson River School landscape, oil on academy board, 9 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches, c. 1880s, unsigned, in an ornate period gilt frame. Although this painting is unsigned it is quite well painted, evidently by a very competent artist.

Print

A Coming Storm
19th Century, French

Etching, image size 6 x 8 1/8 inches, 1916, edition of 250, after Jules Dupre, plate destroyed, pencil signed l.r. "Antoine Monnier", remarque l.c. of a young cow, "Copyright 1916 by C. Klaackner, NY" and "Printed by A. Porcabeuf, Paris" u.l. "Published by C. Klackner, London" u.r., artist provenance label on back, framed. (M)

Drawing

Christmas Card 1934
1872- c.1950, American

Ink and colored pencil drawing, 1934, image size 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches.