Current Inventory by Charles Turzak

Ghetto

Artist: Charles Turzak
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  Charles Turzak (1899-1986), Ghetto, 1931, woodcut, signed, titled and numbered (13/50), from the edition of 50. With wide (full) margins on a very thin hand made Japan paper, some rubbed areas in matrix , 12 x 9 1/4, the sheet 16 3/4 x 13 inches; archival mounting. A good impression, printed on a cream/tan paper in a dark brownish/black ink. Turzak was a painter, printmaker, illustrator and designer. While a high school senior he won a national cartoon contest sponsored by Purina Mills. With the (relative) notoriety and riches he achieved through the contest he was able to get into (and […]

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