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Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 10:00 AM CDT

Modern Design + Post-War & Contemporary Art

Sale 1004 Lot 570

Antonio Frasconi
(Uruguayan/American, 1919-2013)
Lettuce Workers #5, 1953
woodblock print
signed and dated in pencil, lower right
20 1/4" x 11 1/2"

Cincinnati Modern Art Society, circa 1960 (label verso) — indicates print was lent to Cincinnati's Modern Art Society (now the Contemporary Arts Center) and lists artist, title and owner

Catalog Note:
Frasconi was considered an important and masterful block printer. His subject matter generally involved people from his native Uruguay or people whom he considered oppressed in some way.

Estimate $500-700

Sold for $455