Poverty - DOROTHY RUTKA
Medium: soft-ground etching
Soft-ground etching, circa 1940, edition probably about 25. 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression in fine condition. (There a just a couple of small fox marks in the left margin, away from the image.) The margins are full. This print bears the Federal Art Project Stamp for the Cleveland WPA. Rutka's prints generally address the social ills of society during the 1930s and 1940s.
An impression of this print is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
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