Feb 04, 2021 - Sale 2557

Sale 2557 - Lot 181

Price Realized: $ 10,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500

ARTHUR GETZ (1913-1998)

Untitled, (WPA Practice Piece).
Casein and tempera on Masonite, 1938. 279x407 mm; 11X16 Inches. Signed, Getz, and dated, 38, lower right.

Provenance: Estate of the Artist; Thence by descent to the current owner.

Known for his long career as an illustrator and cover artist for the New Yorker magazine, Getz completed three murals funded through the Treasury Department's Section of Fine Arts: Lancaster, New York Post Office, 1940; Bronson, Missouri Post Office, 1941; and Lavern, Alabama Post Office, 1942.