Item #16-3890 View of Manhattan, from the South. Original pencil drawing. Betty Lark-Horovitz.

View of Manhattan, from the South. Original pencil drawing.

New York: circa 1927. Original drawing, 3 x 6 inches image size. 8.25 x 11.5 inches sheet size, folded in half. Unsigned.

Ref. Edan Milton Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940," Third Edition, p. 547
Exhibited: Year in Review: 1969. The Cleveland Museum of Art (January 27-February 22, 1970)......

Betty Lark-Horovitz (1894-1995) was an accomplished graphic artist. She was commissioned to do etchings of several buildings at Purdue University in 1930. There were only 100 sets, each numbered and signed by the artist. That same year her engraved views of American cities and views With graver and woodblock over American Highways, was published. ( New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1930.) She was a master of both architectural views as well as views of flora.

Betty was the wife of Dr. Karl Lark-Horovitz who was the head of the Department of Physics at Purdue from 1929 to the 1950s. After his death in 1958, she moved to Berkeley, CA. where she created wood-engravings that depict the flora in the Berkeley Hills.....

Provenance: From the estate of the artist. Item #16-3890

Price: $175.00

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