Feb 04 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2557 -

Sale 2557 - Lot 12

Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500

BERNARD STEFFEN (1907-1980)


Blown Soil.
Lithograph. 305x455 mm; 12x17 7/8 inches, full margins. Signed and titled in pencil, lower margin. Published by the Work Progress Administration, New York with the ink stamp lower left. 1935-43.

A very good, richly-inked impression.

In 1938 Steffen painted a post office mural in his hometown of Neodesha, Kansas commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. Steffen also worked for the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project in New York as a printmaker.