8:30 Express - LETTERIO CALAPAI
Medium: wood engraving
Wood engraving, 1943-44, edition 27 plus proofs. 5 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. Initialed in the block. Signed, numbered and titled in pencil. 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, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The National Gallery of Art, the Yale University Art Gallery.
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