Jun 07, 2007 - Sale 2117

Sale 2117 - Lot 23

Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
Longshore Gang--off Shift.

Crayon on cream wove paper, 1941. 507x353 mm; 20x14 inches. Signed, titled and dated in pencil, lower left. 1-inch edge tear lower margin.

Blashko worked as a longshoreman in Seattle, and drew his fellow workers on the spot as well as from memory.