Catalog 1920s LOWER EAST SIDE ART Abraham WALKOWITZ etc
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The Lower East Side: Portal to American Life (1870-1924) / Edited by Allon Schoener, Jewish Museum, New York, 1966. Original Wraps. Very Good++ Condition. 8vo size- over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Exhibition catalogue. 68 pages, 27 illustrations. (many from photographs). Exhibition of photographs, oil paintings and drawing works documenting life on New York City's lower East Side, a magnet for Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe and Russia at the turn of the last century. Includes catalogue of 48 paintings and drawings by twenty artists, and illustrated works by by Lewis Hine, Jessie Tarbox Beals, Jacob Riis, George Luks, Jacob Epstein, George Bellows, Abraham Walkowitz, John Sloan, Edward Hopper and others. Introduction by Allon Schoener; chronology by Moses Rischin; "The Lower East Side: Symbol and Fact" by Irving Howe"; "An East Side Anthology" (with texts by Jacob Epstein, Abraham Cahan, William Dean Howells, Lincoln Steffens, and others); bibliographies (historical and social, and fine arts).
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