Isaac Friedlander
1890-1968, Latvian-American

The Messenger
1890-1968, Latvian-American

A remarkable original etching by Latvian-American artist Isaac Friedlander, this image measures 13 7/8 x 10 1/4 inches, published in 1953 in a small edition of 30 impressions, pencil signed, titled, and numbered. Friedlander was born in the town of Mitau, Latvia, and as a young man spent several years in prison. When he was released he traveled to Italy where he studied art and became friends with fellow expatriate Maxim Gorky. In 1929 Friedlander emigrated to the United States, becoming known for his evocative etchings and wood engravings, many with with a strong political message.


Memory
1890-1968, Latvian-American

Wood engraving on Japan paper, image size 7 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches, 1931, from the "Sonnet Series," pencil signed.


Under the Clouds
1890-1968, Latvian-American

Wood engraving on Japan paper, image size 7 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches, 1931, from the "Sonnet Series," pencil signed.


Over the Village
1890-1968, Latvian-American

Etching, image size 11 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches, titled and signed in pencil.

Painting

Study of Hooded Figures
1890 - 1951, Vienna

Ink wash drawing, image size 14 x 16 inches, pencil signed and dated '43. Tischler studied at L'Academy de Vienne under Franz Rumpler, and exhibited his work throughout Europe in the 1920s and 1930s, at museums in Rotterdam, Amsterdam, and Vienna.

Print

Dunkerque
b. 1876, French

Drypoint Etching, image size: 3 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches, ed 12/15, pencil signed

Drawing

Pastoral Scene

Ink and wash, image size 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 inches, inscribed on reverse "J. Bosch 1773 in de manier van N. Berchem met stoffazie na A.v.d.Velde" (In the manner of Nicolae Berchem [Dutch, 1620-1683] and Adriaen van de Velde [Dutch, 1636-1672]), framed.