Feb 04, 2021 - Sale 2557

Sale 2557 - Lot 143

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500

PAUL MELTSNER (1905-1967)

The Lockout.
Lithograph. 295x262 mm; 11 5/8x10 3/8 inches, wide margins. Signed and titled in pencil, lower margin. Circa 1935-37.

A very good impression.

Meltsner was born in raised in New York City and studied at the National Academy of Design. During the 1930s, he painted a mural for the Bellevue, Ohio post office through the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. He was also a printmaker with the WPA. He toured the country, depicting industrial and agricultural settings in a social realist style, typical with WPA artists.