Jan 27, 2022 - Sale 2593

Sale 2593 - Lot 156

Price Realized: $ 1,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200


The Steps.
Wood engraving. 160x120 mm; 6 1/4x4 3/4 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated "1935" and numbered 64/200 in pencil, lower margin. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. 1934.

A 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.