American (1897 – 1978)
Men of Steel, 1941
Drypoint and etching on wove paper. Edition of 250 published by the Associated American Artists, NY. Signed in pencil.
14 ⅞ x 11 ¾ inches | 37.8 x 29.9 cm
From Margolies’ 25th-floor studio, he had a bird’s eye view of the construction of the Empire State Building, his inspiration for this print, and “Builders of Babylon”. Today, Samuel Margolies is remembered as one of the most talented depression-era American artists.