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 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 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 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

St. Nicholas Church
19th century

Ink Wash, image size 6 7/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 1774, information written on lower edge "Rodmel" and "Iford Oct. 17th, 1774.

Print

Cow On Path
1625-1654, Dutch

Etching, image size 4 x 5 inches, Bartsch 4 (page 64), etching done by Jean Visscher after a drawing done by Potter.

Drawing

Monadnock View
1872- c.1950, American

An unfinished sketch of Monadnock by Marlboro artist, Dexter Dawes. Pencil on medium weight paper, measuring 11 x 15 inches.