Cotton Pickers

Cotton Pickers


Artist:  Georges Schreiber

Date:  ca. 1939

Size:  9.25″ x 13.25″

Medium:  Lithograph

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 Georges Schreiber (1904 – 1977). Born in Brussels, Belgium, after studying in Berlin, London, Rome, Paris, and Florence, he moved to New York in 1928. Schreiber exhibited at the Carnegie Institute, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Art Institute of Chicago, Whitney Museum of American Art, Metropolitan Museum and the Museum of Modern Art – often winning prizes. Besides his career as a lithographer, Schreiber was also a painter, illustrator, watercolorist as well as a teacher at the New School for Social Research. Museum collections of Schreiber’s work include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of the City of New York. Schreiber was a regular contributor to several national magazines and an author and illustrator of several books. Shown is a lithograph on paper signed in the lower right margin, “G. Schreiber.” On the back of the frame is an article titled, “Cotton Pickers, limited edition,” followed by a narrative of the artist’s life and works.