Isac Friedlander woodcuts
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents
Isac Friedlander woodcuts contain 13 prints (title page + 12 sonnets) created for 12 Woodcuts for Shakespeares Sonnets. The original woodcut print is opposite each sonnet's text: 7, 12, 27, 34, 53, 66, 97, 106, 116, 123, 127, and 144.
- circa 1931
- Friedlander, Isac (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to researchers.
Biographical / Historical
Isac Friedlander (1890-1968) was born in Latvia. In 1912 he went to Italy where he met and worked with Russian artist Maxim Gorky. During this period he also received his only art training, studying etching, drawing and relief printing at the Academy of Rome. In 1937, he emigrated to New York where he worked full time as an artist until his death. He is best known for his woodcuts and etchings, and many museums have works by the artist, including the Smithsonian, Bibliotheque Nationale, and the Brooklyn Museum.
13 Item(s) (13 Woodcuts)
Isac Friedlander woodcuts contain 13 prints created for 12 Woodcuts for Shakespeares Sonnets.
Woodcuts are arranged by sonnet number.
C.S. North, Shelf 89, Box 7 (with Art on Campus collection)
- Isac Friedlander at Art on Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology
Woodcuts vary in size: 8.5 x 11 to 11.75 x 17.5 inches
Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in September 2011.
- Isac Friedlander woodcuts
- RIT Art Collection
- Amy Vilz
- 05 September 2011
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