Riva Helfond (American, 20thc.) Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral in Abstract Watercolor c.1954
Fabulous mid-century modern watercolor of the Notre-Dame ... moreRiva Helfond (American, 20thc.) Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral in Abstract Watercolor c.1954
Fabulous mid-century modern watercolor of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris.
Original watercolor on paper. Signed and dated in the lower right corner.
Watercolor dimensions 16" x 12.5". The period frame measures 24" x 20.5".
Good vintage condition.
Riva Helfond, painter, printmaker, and educator, was born in Brooklyn. She studied at the School of Industrial Art and the Art Students League, both in New York. Helfond taught in the WPA/FAP programs in New York from 1936 to 1941 and was on the creative staff of their graphics division.
In 1964 she taught printmaking at New York University and since 1980 has been on the faculty of Union College, Cranford, New Jersey.
Her work can be seen in the collections of the California State Museum, Los Angeles; Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh; Cincinnati Museum; Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Miami Museum of Fine Art; Museum of Modern Art; Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.; Miami Center for Fine Arts; New York Public Library, Print Collection; and the Boston Public Library Print Collection.
Helfond has exhibited widely and is the recipient of numerous awards, most recently the Society of American Graphic Artists Award for Outstanding Collograph. Her work is included in the Archives of American Art. less
- 24ʺW × 1ʺD × 20.5ʺH
- Mid 20th Century
- Item Type
- Vintage, Antique or Pre-owned
- Good Condition, Original Condition Unaltered, Some Imperfections
- Condition Notes
- Good vintage condition. Good vintage condition. less
- Place of Origin
- North America
- Art Subject
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