Subway Work at Night. Moscow. 1935. Wood engraving. 10 1/4 x 11 3/4. (sheet 13 1/4 x 14 5/8). A rich impression printed on Japanese mulberry paper with wide margins and deckle edges on top and bottom. Signed in pencil. $750.
Abramovitz was one of the most ardent social realists during the Great Depression, doing almost 20 works for the Federal Arts Project from 1935-1939. In the early 1930s he documented the Moscow Subway construction until completion, then returned to the United States, living in East Meadow, until his death in 1963.
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