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Isac Friedlander woodcuts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0036

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.

Dates

  • circa 1931

Creator

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.

Extent

13 Item(s) (13 Woodcuts)

Language

English

Overview

Isac Friedlander woodcuts contain 13 prints created for 12 Woodcuts for Shakespeares Sonnets.

Arrangement

Woodcuts are arranged by sonnet number.

Physical Location

C.S. North, Shelf 89, Box 7 (with Art on Campus collection)

Bibliography

  • Isac Friedlander at Art on Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology

Dimensions

Woodcuts vary in size: 8.5 x 11 to 11.75 x 17.5 inches

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in September 2011.
Title
Isac Friedlander woodcuts
Subtitle
RIT Art Collection
Status
Published
Author
Amy Vilz
Date
05 September 2011
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

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