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Hand drawn 26"x20" stone lithograph on Arches paper from the "Fun City" portfolio, 1970. Signed in pencil by the artist and numbered in an edition of 175. Margins trimmed on three sides as shown. Domestic shipping $20. International depending upon location. Richard Lindner was born in 1901 in Hamburg. His mother was American. He grew up in Nuremberg and studied there at the Kunstgewerbeschule. From 1924 to 1927 he lived in Munich and studied there from 1925 at the Kunstakademie. He moved to Berlin and stayed there until 1928 when he returned to Munich to become art director of a publishing firm. He remained there until 1933 when he was forced to flee to Paris, where he was interned when the war broke out in 1939 and later served in the French army. In 1941 he went to the USA, worked in New York as an illustrator of books and magazines and made contact with New York artists and German emigrants. In 1948 he became an American citizen. From 1952, he taught at the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, from 1967 at Yale University School of Art and Architecture, New Haven. In 1965 he became Guest Professor at the Akademie fur Bildende Kunste, Hamburg. Richard Lindner died in 1978

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310: Richard Lindner, On, Signed Lithograph

Estimate $1,700 - $1,800Dec 4, 2007