View 1 of Lot 113. The Four Freedoms.
View 1 of Lot 113. The Four Freedoms.
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Arthur Szyk

The Four Freedoms

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Property from a Private Collection, New Jersey

Arthur Szyk

Arthur Szyk

The Four Freedoms

The Four Freedoms

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Lot sold:

47,880

USD

Property from a Private Collection, New Jersey

Arthur Szyk

1894 - 1951

The Four Freedoms


Freedom of Speech: signed ARTHUR SZYK, inscribed N.Y. and dated 1942. (lower right); also signed again Arthur Szyk (on the reverse)

Freedom of Religion: signed ARTHUR SZYK, inscribed N.Y. and dated 42. (lower right); also signed again Arthur Szyk (on the reverse)

Freedom from Want and Freedom from Fear: signed ARTHUR SZYK, inscribed N.Y. and dated 42. (lower right)

each, gouache and pencil on paper

each, sheet: 7 by 5 inches (17.8 by 12.7 cm)

each, framed: 13 by 9 3/4 inches (33 by 24.8 cm)

Executed in 1942. 

Acquired by the present owner circa 2010

Steven Luckert, The Art and Politics of Arthur Szyk, Washington D.C., 2002, p. 63

Allison Claire Chang, “Visualizing the Four Freedoms: FDR’s Fighting Artist, Arthur Szyk,” The Nation, January 8, 2016