Feb 16, 2023 - Sale 2626

Sale 2626 - Lot 231

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800

LOUIS RIBAK (1902-1979)

Plowing the Field.
Gouache on board, circa 1935. 507x763 mm; 20x30 inches. Signed in gouache, lower left recto.

Provenance: Private collection, New York.

Employed under the easel section of the Work Progress Administration's (WPA) Federal Art Project (FAP), Louis Ribak was included in the Municipal Art Committee's temporary gallery exhibitions. In 1939 through 1940 the de Young Museum hosted a show titled Frontiers of American Art as part of The Golden Gate International Exposition. Ribak was represented amongst the 124 works of art included in this landmark show.