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Sidney Chafetz Mixed Media Work-in-Progress "Mr. Samuel Adams"

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Sidney “Sid” Chafetz (Columbus, Ohio, 1922 – 2013)
Mr. Samuel Adams
Woodcut, ink wash, pen, cut paper, and mixed media on paper

Born in Rhode Island, Chafetz studied at the Rhode Island School of Design in 1940. His education was interrupted and he was called to serve in the United States Army during World War II. Afterward, he returned to his studies at RISD and graduated in 1947. Sid later studied at L’Ecole Americaine des Beaux-Arts and Académie Julian under Fernand Légar. He received a teaching post at Ohio State University and helped establish a strong printmaking program. After forty years, Sid retired to focus on his own art and exhibiting. He was the recipient of the Fulbright Fellowship, Ford Foundation Grant, and a Louis Comfort Tiffany Award. His works can be found in many collections such as the Cleveland Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Library of Congress, and more.

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- toning, buckling, and smudged ink to print and paper; crease and slight peeling to paper collage and cut paper segments at the lower right region; small creases and handling wear to paper along the edges of sheet.


23.0" W x 35.0" H x 0.1" D

- measurements of sheet; image measures 20.5" W x 31.0" H.

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