Federico Castellon
1914-1971, Spanish-American

By the Arks
1914-1971, Spanish-American

This 1941 lithograph by the Spanish American artist, Federico Castellon, measures 9 x 11 7/8 inches, pencil signed, edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists, NY. Primarily a self-taught artist who was heavily influenced by Dali, Picasso and Rouault. At 18, Castellon had his first solo show with the help of his mentor, Diego Rivera, who recognized the young man's talent. Throughout his career he was awarded two Guggenheim fellowships and participated in the Paris Exhibition of Spanish Artists that included Pablo Picasso, Juan Gris, and Joan MirĂ³.


Waiting Women
1914-1971, Spanish-American

Lithograph, image size 8 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches, 1950, LC 12, plate signed l.l. "Castellon" and pencil signed l.r. "Castellon", "The Society of Print Connoisseurs" blindstamp l.l., subscription print by The Society of Print Connoisseurs.


Memories
1914-1971, Spanish-American

Lithograph, image size 12 5/8 x 9 3/8 inches, pencil signed


Taos Tryst
1914-1971, Spanish-American

Lithograph, (c. 1942), pencil signed, image size 7 1/2x11 3/4

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

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.

Drawing

Seashore
1872- c.1950, American

Watercolor on paper, 10 x 14 inches, c. 1940s.