New York, East Side (V): Barber Shop by Max Pollak

New York, East Side (V): Barber Shop by Max Pollak

New York, East Side (V): Barber Shop

Max Pollak

Title

New York, East Side (V): Barber Shop

 
Artist

Max Pollak

  1886 - 1970 (biography)
Year
1929  
Technique
color etching & aquatint 
Image Size
8 7/8 x 4 3/4" platemark 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
23 of 50  
Annotations
titled, lower left; bears the red stamp F.P.C. for Friedl Pollak Collection; stamped verso "Made in Austria" 
Reference
Triton cat. 56 
Paper
ivory similis vellum wove 
State
published 
Publisher
 
Inventory ID
22481 
Price
$1,200.00 
Description
This is most likely another view of Allen Street in Lower Manhattan. The signs hint at the different ethnicities within the neighborhood. Barber poles and the signs brighten an otherwise bleak streetscape with men loitering on the stairs and the suggestion of the El overhead.