Medium: wood engraving

8:30 Express - LETTERIO CALAPAI - wood engraving

American, (1902-1993)

Wood engraving, 1943, edition 27 plus proofs. 5 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. Initialed in the block. Signed, dated and titled in pencil; also inscribed "artist's proof." This is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full. This potent image of a packed New York subway scene combines the expressionist "edge" of the wood engraving medium with a tilted perspective suggesting chaos and disorder. Impressions of this print are located at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Yale University Art Gallery.      SOLD

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