1943 Print Wayfarers Max Weber Abstract Otto Spaeth Cubism Wartime Figures FZ7

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This is an original 1943 color print from Fortune titled, "Wayfarers." The print shows various figures with large sacks on their backs describing the grief and displacement of World War II. Max Weber (1881-1961) was an American painter who helped introduce cubism to America after studying at the School of Paris. Weber also studied at the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, New York.

CONDITION

This 68+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.75 x 5.75 inches; 17 x 15 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Weber, Max. Artist signature in print - top left of image.

Max Weber

Max Weber (1881-1961) was a modernist pioneer known for his fauvist, futurist, and cubist paintings. Weber grew up in Bialystok, Russia (now Poland), and came to the United States at the age of ten. Weber studied under Arthur Wesley Dow at the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, as well as the Academie Julian, the Academy Colarossi, and the Academy de la Grand Chaumiere. Weber is considered to be one of the most significant American cubists, and exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Corcoran Gallery, and the Museum of Modern Art, as well as various others.

Keywords specific to this image: abstraction, wartime, nomad, homeless, political, politics

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