Albert Abramovitz

1879-1963
Latvian/American

A remarkable original linocut, image size 8 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches, c. 1930s, pencil signed and titled. Albert Abramovitz was known for his dramatic images with sharp social commentary, many portraying the hardships of daily life for working class people in both America and Russia. Born in Latvia, Abramovitz studied at the Imperial Art School in Odessa and the Grande Chaumiere in Paris. While in Paris he was a member and juror of the Paris Salon, and won the Grand Prize at the Universal Exposition in Rome and Turin, Italy. In the 1920s Abramovitz emigrated to America, first the west coast then settled in New York City where he lived for the rest of his life. He created a number of prints for the WPA, and his work was included in exhibitions by the Union of American Artists, the American Artist's Congress, the ACA Gallery and the National Academy of Design.

$525.00

10 1/2 x 8 inch linocut on wove-type paper. Pencil signed and titled. C. 1932. Plate initialed in the lower right corner.

Abramovitz was known for his dramatic images with sharp social commentary, many portraying the hardships of daily life for working class people in both America and Russia. Born in Latvia, Abramovitz studied at the Imperial Art School in Odessa and the Grande Chaumiere in Paris. While in Paris he was a member and juror of the Paris Salon, and won the Grand Prize at the Universal Exposition in Rome and Turin, Italy. In the 1920s Abramovitz emigrated to America, first the west coast then settled in New York City where he lived for the rest of his life. He created a number of prints for the WPA, and his work was included in exhibitions by the Union of American Artists, the American Artist's Congress, the ACA Gallery and the National Academy of Design.

$525.00

This is a beautiful, intimate portrait of a Depression-era worker by Albert Abramovitz. Linocut, image size 7 x 4 1/2 inches, c. 1930s, pencil signed and titled. Abramovitz was known for his dramatic images with sharp social commentary, many portraying the hardships of daily life for working class people in both America and Russia. Born in Latvia, Abramovitz studied at the Imperial Art School in Odessa and the Grande Chaumiere in Paris. While in Paris he was a member and juror of the Paris Salon, and won the Grand Prize at the Universal Exposition in Rome and Turin, Italy. In the 1920s Abramovitz emigrated to America, first the west coast then settled in New York City where he lived for the rest of his life. He created a number of prints for the WPA, and his work was included in exhibitions by the Union of American Artists, the American Artist's Congress, the ACA Gallery and the National Academy of Design.

$595.00

This is an evocative original linocut, image size 9 x 7 inches, c. 1930s, pencil signed and titled. Albert Abramovitz was known for his dramatic images with sharp social commentary, many portraying the hardships of daily life for working class people in both America and Russia. Born in Latvia, Abramovitz studied at the Imperial Art School in Odessa and the Grande Chaumiere in Paris. While in Paris he was a member and juror of the Paris Salon, and won the Grand Prize at the Universal Exposition in Rome and Turin, Italy. In the 1920s Abramovitz emigrated to America, first the west coast then settled in New York City where he lived for the rest of his life. He created a number of prints for the WPA, and his work was included in exhibitions by the Union of American Artists, the American Artist's Congress, the ACA Gallery and the National Academy of Design.

$325.00

This is an original linoleum engraving by American artist Albert Abramovitz (1879-1963)  The title is: Song of Iron, created and printed in 1933 in an edition of 25l.  This pencil signed and titled image measures 14X11 1/8 inches.  Fine condition, printed on a buff toned wove type paper.  "

Three blacksmiths work as a team to forge a sickle on an anvil. The man to the left secures the iron on the anvil while the middle figure gets ready to strike the blade. The third man, on the right, readies his hammer to strike when the other is finished.

The sickle was a symbol of solidarity  between the peasantry and the working class during the Russian Revolution,

$975.00

This is an original lino cut by American artist Albert Abramovitz.  This work untitled is of two Masons laying brick.  The image measures 12X9 1/4 inches.  Pencil signed lower right border printed on a wove type buff toned sheet.  This image is likely from his Moscow, Work at night series showing the construction of their Subway system.

$675.00

This is an original woodblock print by American artist Albert Abramovitz.  The subject is the construction of the Moscow subway. Circa 1935.  Printed in a small edition. This image pencil signed and titled measures 7 5/8X6 3/8 inches.  Printed on a thin Japan type paper.

$675.00

This is a wood block print  by American artist Albert Abramovitz (1879-1963)  The title is Boats Out East, this pencil signed wood block print measures 5 1/4X7 inches.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.

$245.00

This is an original woodblock print by American artist Albert Abramovitz.  This view of roof tops is pencil signed lower right border.  The image measures 10X12 inches , printed on a medium weight laid type paper.  Created and printed circa 1920's.

$425.00

This is an original woodblock print by American artist Albert Abramovitz.  The title is: The Wedding Dance.  This woodcut was created and printed circa 1930, pencil signed and titled.  The image measures 8X101/4 inches.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.

$275.00