Sep 17, 2020 - Sale 2542

Sale 2542 - Lot 141

Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
A Tanker at Dock.

Pencil on wood block, circa 1930. 184x130x25 mm; 7 1/4x5 1/4x1 inches. Inscribed "Block drawing by Howard Cook per Barbara L. Cook" by the artist's wife, Barbara Latham Cook, in ink, verso.

With--Worker with Harvest, Factory, original carved and inked wood block, circa 1929. 128x125x20 mm; 5 1/8x5x 7/8 inches. The original wood block for the same-titled woodcut, circa 1929 (Duffy GG).

The pencil drawing of the tanker may relate to another print by Cook, Lucia, etching, 1928 (Duffy 87).

Ex-collection Lee D. Witkin, New York (owner of Witkin Gallery, New York); estate of Evelyne Daitz, New York.