Rona Schneider Fine Prints
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  Louis Schanker   (1903-1981)

  MUSICAL CLOWNS, 1939. Johnson 31. 1st ed. 30, 2nd ed. 22. Signed and titled in pencil. Schanker traveled with the circus for two years as a teenager, and the circus (and sports) were the focus of many of his liveliest woodcuts. The influence of European Cubism is very strong in this woodcut. Schanker was a leading figure in American modernist printmaking. This is one of his finest images and is printed in black, red and blue on soft Japanese paper. A bright impression of a rare print, in fine condition
  Color woodcut: image, 11 3/8 x 15 inches; sheet, 13 3/4 x 18 inches. $2200.
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