Feb 04, 2021 - Sale 2557

Sale 2557 - Lot 118

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500


Wood engraving. 160x123 mm; 6 1/4x4 3/4 inches, full margins. Edition of 200. Signed, titled and inscribed "Ed. 200" in pencil, lower margin.

A very good impression.

Eichenberg was born in Cologne, Germany and studied at the Municiple School of Applied Arts, Cologne, and the Academy of Graphic Arts, Leipzig. He learned various forms of printmaking during his studies and apprenticed for a printer. He worked as an illustrator in Germany, but in 1933, as Nazi Germany rose to power, he immigrated to the United States. He participated in the Federal Arts Project during the 1930s, and had a succeful career as a book illustrator and teacher at the New School for Social Research, Pratt Institute and the University of Rhode Island.