Jan 27, 2022 - Sale 2593

Sale 2593 - Lot 151

Price Realized: $ 2,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200

DON FREEMAN (1908-1978)

Automat Aristocrat.
Lithograph. 182x210 mm; 7 1/4x8 1/4 inches, full margins. Edition of 50. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by the Public Works of Art Project, New York. 1934.

A very good impression. McCulloch 85.

Freeman was born in San Diego, California and studied at the San Diego School of Fine Arts. He moved to New York in 1929, just days before the stock market crashed, and continued his studies at the Art Students League. He developed a social realist style, often depicting life around Times Square. During the 1930s he worked in the graphics division of the WPA. Later in his career he illlustrated and wrote childrens' book, most famously Corduroy.