Charles Turzak woodcuts for sale

American, 1899-1986

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Ghetto -  TURZAK

Ghetto
Woodcut, 1931, edition 50. 12 x 9 3/16 in. Signed, numbered and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on a light cream laid paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from a little spot of adhesive in the upper right corner of the margin.
$2,400

Grant Park (Chicago) -  TURZAK

Grant Park (Chicago)
Woodcut, circa 1930, edition 50. 12 1/8 x 9 1/4 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a superb, dark impression printed on thin cream laid paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. Turzak was one of the preeminent Chicago WPA artists and this is a stellar example of his work in the woodcut medium.
SOLD

Pink Hibiscus -  TURZAK

Pink Hibiscus
Color woodcut, circa 1930-40, edition 50. 12 x 8 1/4 in. Signed in pencil. A fine, fresh impression on a medium weight japanese paper. Old tape hinges, verso, at top margin corners.
SOLD

Randolph Street (Chicago) -  TURZAK

Randolph Street (Chicago)
Woodcut printed in colors, circa 1934-35, edition probably about 25. 12 1/16 x 9 1/4 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a very fine impression printed on Japanese paper. The colors are fresh. The margins are full but modest, measuring about one-half inch to one inch. The condition is fine. This is one of Turzak's best prints and it's also quite rare. From a series of four prints called "Chicago Moods," this stellar color woodcut shows the city's entertainment district at night. "Palooka" was a 1934 comedy film.
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Under the Bridge -  TURZAK

Under the Bridge
Woodcut printed in two colors, 1934, edition probably about 25. 8 x 10 1/2 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression printed on Japanese paper. The margins are wide and the condition in fine. This rare work is a Chicago WPA print but our impression does not have the WPA stamp. There's a comparable impression in the Art Institute of Chicago.
SOLD


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