Louis Szanto


etching, 10x11 3/4", pencil signed


This wonderful etching by Louis Szanto measures 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. Pencil signed. AAA label with artist provenance included. Szanto was a Hungarian born painter and etcher, studying in Vienna and Budapest before WW1. After the war he traveled through Europe gaining an international reputation for his paintings and etchings. In the early 1930's, Szanto moved to the United States where he worked on art projects commissioned by the W.P.A. He created many traditional American views and often worked in collaboration with the artist, Andrew Karoly.


This is an original pencil signed etching by American artist Louis Szanto.  The image created and printed circa 1930 is of a Magazine Vendor in downtown New York.  The image measures 12X9 7/8 inches.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.