Feb 16, 2023 - Sale 2626

Sale 2626 - Lot 9

Price Realized: $ 438
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 150 - $ 250


Lithograph on paper. Full margins. Signed and titled in pencil in lower margin. 260x400 mm; 10 1/4x15 3/4 inches.

William Gropper was adept working in various media. His contributions included easel painting, print making, poster design, illustration, and murals. Working in oil on canvas, Gropper completed three mural projects: Two canvases for the Freeport, New York Post Office, 1938; Three canvases for the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior building, Washington, DC, 1936-7 and installed in 1940; One canvas, painted for the Northwestern Brach post Office, Detroit, later moved and installed at Wayne State University Student Center, Detroit, Michigan. This print is in the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, among others.