Paramour Fine Arts

Helfond, Riva

(1910-2002)

Artist active in New York and New Jersey on the WPA who worked in Harlem and taught printmaking on the project
All artwork is signed by the artist unless otherwise stated in the description.

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"Children Skating"

"Children Skating"

Color silkscreen, c. 1944
9 7/8 in. x 14 in. (251 mm x 356 mm)
No stated edition
Unframed

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A fine impression with strong colors and good margins

"Curtain Factory"

"Curtain Factory"

Lithograph, c. 1935-43
11 5/8 in. x 16 1/8 in. (295 mm x 410 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Unframed

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A fine impression of this excellent women's work scene with large full margins (some age toning in the right margin)---published by the NYC-WPA---illustrated in RADICAL ART, PRINTMAKING AND THE LEFT IN 1930'S NEW YORK by Helen Langa--also included in a show Jewish Artists in America, 1925-45 at the National Museum of American Jewish History

"Liberty Street Ferry"

"Liberty Street Ferry"

Lithograph, 1941
12 1/4 in. x 15 1/4 in. (311 mm x 387 mm)
Edition of c.25
Catalogue Reference: NYPL - L-293
Unframed

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A fine impression of this New York harbor scene with large full margins---done for the NYC-WPA with the "File Proof" stamp lower left

"No 6 Colliery"

"No 6 Colliery"

Lithograph, 1935-43
12 in. x 15 3/4 in. (305 mm x 400 mm)
Edition of c.25
Catalogue Reference: NYPL L-291
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $2000

A fine impression of this excellent coal mining scene with large full margins---done for the NYC-WPA with the file stamp lower left---illustrated in RADICAL ART, PRINTMAKING AND THE LEFT IN 1930'S NEW YORK by Helen Langa (Figure 47 untitled)

"Panther Creek Valley, PA"

"Panther Creek Valley, PA"

Color lithograph, c. 1936
11 3/4 in. x 15 7/8 in. (298 mm x 403 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Catalogue Reference: NYPL-CL33
Unframed

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Price: $1500

A fine impression of this interesting image done for the NYC-WPA with their stamp lower left---in the collection of the Newark Museum

"Pennsylvania Miner & Wife"

"Pennsylvania Miner & Wife"

Lithograph, 1937
11 5/8 in. x 8 in. (295 mm x 203 mm)
Edition of c.25
Unframed

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Price: $3500

A superb impression of this poignant double portrait with large full margins---published by the NYC-WPA

"Still Life at a Window"

"Still Life at a Window"

Color Woodcut, c. 1935-43
12 1/4 in. x 8 1/2 in. (311 mm x 216 mm)
Edition of c. 25
Catalogue Reference: NYPL CW-66
Unframed

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A fine UNSIGNED impression of this lovely image with large margins---done for the NYC-WPA---another impression in the collection of the METROPOLITAN MUSEUM

"Stripping"

"Stripping"

Color silkscreen, 1941
10 15/16 in. x 15 1/4 in. (278 mm x 387 mm)
Edition of c.25
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $2000

A fine impression of this interesting industrial subject with large full margins---done for the NYC-WPA with the stamp lower left