Isaac Friedlander
1890-1968, Latvian-American

Job (2:13)
1890-1968, Latvian-American

This is a stunning original wood engraving with a beautifully geometric, slightly abstracted composition. The image size is 14 x 10 1/8 inches, published in an edition of 50, c. 1950s, pencil signed, titled, and numbered. Friedlander was born in the town of Mitau, Latvia, and as a young man spent several years 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 a strong political message.


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 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

Autumn Landscape
1842-1937, American

Oil on academy board, image size 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, attributed to Albert B. Insley, obscure signature in l.r., c. 1890. Period gilt frame. Lovely fall wooded scene with views of distant hills.

Print

Leon Etaples
1869-1952, British

Etching/drypoint, image size 7 X 6 inches, 1923, subsequent to Hardie, artist's blindstamp, pencil signed.

Drawing

An Old Bridge
1846-1938, American

This two sided drawing by Stephen Parrish measures 6 5/8 x 10 3/8 inches. Done in black ink, c. 1890, with a Maxfield Parrish Jr. family stamp on the lower right and upper left in black ink. Another drawing of a homestead with split rail fence, possibly his own, in on the reverse.