EMIL HOLZHAUER 1939 Color Offset Litho 'Village Street'


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1939 Color Offset Litho
Emil Holzhauer
(1887 - 1986)

Village Street, January

Overall Size 11” x 14”
Image Size 9 7/8” x 13 1/2”

Here is a fantastic, rich color print, produced in 1939 for the New York World’s Fair. It was distributed from the exhibit know as “The Contemporary Arts Building”, today callled The American Arts Today exhibit. Given the factors of time, the reconstruction era and the impending wars in Europe and in the Pacific, these would have been produced in limited numbers by todays standards.

Interestingly, the exterior of the 40,000 square foot building housing 23 galleries, was constructed of redwood. Over 1200 works of American art from each of the 48 states were included in the exhibition. Regional juries selected paintings, sculpture and graphic works from around the country to represent the entire range of art being produced. Emphasizing the numerous styles and outlooks, the exhibition catalogue classified the works in the following categories: Conservative, Neo-romantic, Abstract, Social Content, Surrealism, Magic Realism, Regionalism, and American Scene.

The print itself was produced in 4-color process offset lithography on #100 felt finish text weight paper. More than likely the separations were created using a ground glass gray screen and panchromatic film (and for the techies, of course, #25, 61 & 47B filters) given it was the latest rave in the print industry and done in the era of the Wizard of Oz (first color feature film). ©NAS appears on the extreme bottom left corner of the sheet. On the reverse is the Union Litho logo, print title and copyright verbiage.

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