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Raphael Soyer, N.A. 1889-19587.

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Union Square 1929-30. Cole 17A. Lithograph. 7 1/8 x 8 3/4. Edition 25. A well-inked impression printed on white wove paper. With the blindstamp of the printer Jacob Friedland in the lower margin (partially trimmed). Signed and titled in pencil. $2,250.

One of five New York scenes produced by Soyer in 1929-30 (Cole 15-18). All were done in very small editons (10-25), and are therefore very rare.

Raphael Soyer lived at 1 Union Square. He is known for social realist figure and genre painting, lithography, teaching.

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The term "Fourteenth Street School," originating in the early 1950s, refers to a group of New York painters who, during the 1920s and '30s, continued the tradition established by the Ashcan School a generation earlier of realistically portraying everyday life. The best remembered members of the group, who worked in the vicinity of Fourteenth Street and Union Square, are Kenneth Hayes Miller, Reginald Marsh, Raphael Soyer, and Isabel Bishop; also associated were Moses Soyer and Edward Laning. For more information, click on Fourteenth Street School.

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