Paramour Fine Arts

Olds, Elizabeth

(1897-1991)

Minnesota born printmaker known for her work on the NYC-WPA in a variety of media depicting the experiences of workers during that period
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"Adoration of the Masters"

"Adoration of the Masters"

Color silkscreen, 1941
10 3/4 in. x 17 in. (273 mm x 432 mm)
No stated edition
Framed

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A fine impression of this wonderful satirical work with good margins---nicely framed---other impressions are in the CLEVELAND MUSEUM and NATIONAL GALLERY

"Camera Club"

"Camera Club"

Lithograph, c. 1935-43
12 in. x 16 5/8 in. (305 mm x 422 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $1500

A fine impression with large full margins---done for the NYC-WPA--another impression in the collection of the METROPOLITAN MUSEUM

"Concert"

"Concert"

Color silkscreen, c. 1935-43
10 1/2 in. x 15 1/2 in. (267 mm x 394 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

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A fine UNSIGNED impression of an amusing musical subject with good margins---done for the NYC-WPA---additional impressions in the METROPOLITAN and SMITHSONIAN MUSEUMS

"CWA Employment Line"

"CWA Employment Line"

Lithograph, 1934
8 7/8 in. x 15 7/8 in. (225 mm x 403 mm)
No stated edition
Unframed

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A fine impression of this very rare depression era image with small but adequate margins

"Dead End Beach"

"Dead End Beach"

Color Silkscreen, 1939
12 7/8 in. x 18 3/4 in. (327 mm x 476 mm)
No stated edition
Unframed

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A fine impression of this large interesting subject with full margins---a short repaired tear in the lower margin far from the image. (This impression is dated 1939 in the artist's hand which corrects the listing in the Smithsonian collection dating it 1940-45.)

"Forging Axles"

"Forging Axles"

Lithograph, c. 1936-42
12 5/8 in. x 18 7/8 in. (321 mm x 479 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

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A fine impression of this excellent industrial subject with large full margins (slight mat stain away from the image)---published by the NYC-WPA

"Harlem Musicians"

"Harlem Musicians"

Color Silkscreen, c. 1940
11 1/4 in. x 18 1/4 in. (286 mm x 464 mm)
Edition of c.25
Unframed

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Published by the New York City WPA with their stamp lower left. A fine impression of this very rare print

"I Make Steel"

"I Make Steel"

Lithograph, c. 1936-42
17 1/2 in. x 13 3/4 in. (444 mm x 349 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $2800

A fine impression of this interesting industrial image with good margins---done for the NYC-WPA

"Merry Go Round"

"Merry Go Round"

Color silkscreen, 1940
9 7/8 in. x 14 7/8 in. (251 mm x 378 mm)
No stated edition
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $950

A fine impression of this captivating image with uneven margins (narrow at the top and bottom, wide on the sides)

"Miners"

"Miners"

Color lithograph, 1937
13 1/4 in. x 18 1/4 in. (337 mm x 464 mm)
No stated edition
Framed

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A fine impression of this important rare subject which unfortunately like its namesake has suffered from less than humane treatment. It has a few vertical creases through the image as well as being laid down and sandwiched in the mat. It actually presents very well. Sold "as is" framed and priced accordingly.

"Picasso Study Club"

"Picasso Study Club"

Color silkscreen, 1940
9 1/2 in. x 17 7/8 in. (241 mm x 454 mm)
No stated edition
Framed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $2500

A fine impression of this extremely rare amusing satirical image with good margins---nicely framed--another impression in the SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM

"Pittsburgh"

"Pittsburgh"

Color lithograph, c. 1935-43
11 1/2 in. x 17 in. (292 mm x 432 mm)
Edition of c.25
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $5200

A fine impression of this rarely seen for sale large industrial scene with large full margins done for the NYC-WPA with the stamp lower left mostly effaced---some tape remains at the top margin edge far away from the image---additional impressions are in the collections of the SMITHSONIAN and DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS museums.

"Quartette"  (sic)

"Quartette" (sic)

Lithograph, c. 1936-42
12 in. x 17 1/4 in. (305 mm x 438 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $1200

A fine impression of this scarce subject with large full margins---published by the NYC-WPA

"Side Show"

"Side Show"

Lithograph, 1936
9 3/4 in. x 15 in. (248 mm x 381 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

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A fine impression of this very rare print done for the WPA---with uneven but ample full margins

"Steel Mills"

"Steel Mills"

Color lithograph, c. 1935-43
11 1/2 in. x 17 in. (292 mm x 432 mm)
Edition of c.25
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $5500

A fine impression of this rarely seen for sale large industrial scene with large full margins done for the NYC-WPA with the stamp lower left mostly effaced---some tape remains at the top margin edge far away from the image---additional impressions are in the collections of the SMITHSONIAN and DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS museums.

"Tuberculosis Tests for Children in the Public Schools"

"Tuberculosis Tests for Children in the Public Schools"

Lithograph, c. 1936
8 7/8 in. x 16 in. (225 mm x 406 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

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A fine impression of this rare medical subject with trimmed but adequate margins-- done for the NYC WPA