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    Sale 2445 | Lot 362
    Price Realized: $7,800With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2445 Lot 362

      The Mission.

      Lithograph, 1933. 310x452 mm; 12 1/4x17 3/4 inches, full margins. Edition of only 25. Signed and titled in pencil, lower margin. A superb, well-inked impression of this very scarce, early lithograph. Among Soyer's most celebrated lithographs, The Mission is a Depression-era view of homeless men in a New York soup kitchen (it is also commonly seen as a companion print to the equally important Bowery Nocturne, lithograph, from the same year, see Cole 28). Soyer was an avid printmaker throughout his career, creating more than 250 lithographs and etchings over the span of some 65 years. Cole 27.

      Estimate $7,000 - 10,000

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $7,800