Helen West Heller
1872-1955, American

Cider Press
1872-1955, American

This is a cool diptych woodblock print depicting the process of cider making by American WPA artist Helen West Heller. The image size is 6 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches, 1939, pencil signed, dated and titled. Helen West Heller was primarily a self-taught artist, working several mediums before turning exclusively to linoleum and wood block prints. She was known for her expressive, slightly abstracted images that often incorporated a distinct sense of geometric patterns.


Eastwind
1872-1955, American

A very fine sculptural woodblock by American artist Helen West Heller, image size is 6 x 8 inches, 1932, pencil signed, dated and titled. Helen West Heller was primarily a self-taught artist, working several mediums before turning exclusively to linoleum and wood block prints. She was known for her expressive, slightly abstracted images that often incorporated a distinct sense of geometric patterns.

Painting

Coastal View
1935 - ?, American

This original oil on canvas, c. 1950, by Robert Moskowitz mesures 12 x 16 inches. It is signed on the lower right and is framed. Moskowitz was heavily influenced by abstract expressionism and the work of Jasper Johns. Studying at the Pratt Institute of Art under Bradley Walker Tomlin and Adolph Gottlieb, he worked mainly in oils and pastels with architectural themes. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art and the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington.

Print

Escaped Bull
1905-1964, American

Lithograph, image size: 10 7/8 x 13 11/16 inches, pencil signed lower right

Drawing

Study
1899-1987, American

Pen and ink drawing, image size 7 3/4 x 10 inches, c. 1930, signed and initialed l.r.