CHAIM GROSS - PRINTED ART SIGNED IN PENCIL CIRCA 1980 - HFSID 262688
CHAIM GROSS His pencil signature on a limited edition lithograph designed by him for a 1980 United Nations stamp, accompanied by authenticating document from the World Federation of UN Associations Printed Art signed in pencil: "Chaim Gross" in pencil. Color, 8½x11. Numbered in pencil: "291/1500".
Sale Price $637.50
His pencil signature on a limited edition lithograph designed by him for a 1980 United Nations stamp, accompanied by authenticating document from the World Federation of UN Associations
Printed Art signed in pencil: "Chaim Gross" in pencil. Color, 8½x11. Numbered in pencil: "291/1500". His ten-color lithograph to accompany the United Nations 1980 Flag stamp, issued on September 26, 1980. Slightly creased at upper right edge. Two tape remnants at upper margin on verso, small remnant at lower left corner, slight paper loss from removal from tape at lower right corner (no show through). Fine condition. Accompanied by Printed DS: "Annabelle Wiener" for the World Federation of United Nations Associations, 1p, 8½x10. United Nations, New York, 1980 September 1. Headed: "Print Documentation". Sheet provides authentication information and gives a brief background of the artist. From the background, in part: "Chaim Gross has created art with intense and relentless energy for sixty years, since 1917 when he first began to fill sketchbooks in Kolomyja, Austria. Lightly creased. FInce condition. Best known as a sculptor, he is also a prolific draftsman, painter, print-maker, designer of tapestries and one monumental stained glass window. His sculptures and drawings are to be found in more than two score public collections...This is Mr. Gross' third design for the Federation; the first was in 1973 to accompany the United Nations Stamp Issue on 'Namibia' and most recently in January 1980 to accompany the UN Stamp issue on the New International Economic Order." Gross, who was born in 1904, died in 1991. Two items.
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