Lithograph on paper, 13 1/4" by 18" inside the mat (20" by 24 1/4" as framed), signed "J Floch" at lower left and numbered "19/50", the subject an interior with two female figures, a table and window at right. This is a beautifully drawn work, showcasing the talents of this artist in lithography. His prints and drawings (see one in my shop) are quite affordable, while paintings have brought to the $80,000 area at auction in Europe and America. Floch was born in Austria, but spent the later part of his life in the New York area. From an online biography: "Joseph Floch was born in Vienna, Austria in 1895. He showed signs of artistic talent at an early age and became successful as a painter throughout Europe and the United States. He spent the First World War in Holland studying at the Academy of Fine Arts, and until later on in the war managed to evade military service. When eventually he was conscripted he convinced the military that he was unable to fight for medical reasons and was placed in an office. After the war he worked in Vienna until 1924 when he moved to Paris. There he remained for the following 17 years working in his own studio; he enjoyed great success in Paris. He married Hermine née Fränkl in 1925; she was a close family friend who was ten years his junior. In 1941, Floch and his family immigrated to the United States in order to escape Nazi persecution. He lived and worked in New York until his death in 1977. He was survived by Hermine and their children, Jenny, Arthur and David. Floch's painting is in the Expressionist style. His subjects are diverse, but the most popular amongst his paintings are interiors with female figures". Condition: Excellent, though not examined outside the frame. ALLOW FOR REFLECTIONS IN SOME IMAGES. .
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