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Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,000
VOJTECH PREISSIG (1873-1944)
CZECHOSLOVAKS! JOIN OUR FREE COLORS! 1918.
35 1/2x25 inches, 90x63 1/2 cm. Wentworth Institute, Boston. Condition B+ / A-: minor repaired tears, creases and restoration along vertical and horizontal folds; minor abrasions and restoration at edges; ink notation in lower right corner.
The most famous in a series of 16 color linoleum cuts produced by Preissig for the Wentworth Institute during World War One, calling on Czechoslovaks living abroad to join the Czech legion fighting in Russia, France and Italy. Rawls p. 65, Darracott 38, Borkan p. 46, Theofiles 19, Rickards 78, Preissig p. 155 and 159 (both var).