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The Push Cart Peddler

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Samuel Cahan

Samuel Cahan

$1,000

Russian/American (1886–1974)

  • Date: circa 1960
  • Etching, signed and numbered in pencil
  • Edition of 7/100
  • Size: 9 x 8 in. (22.86 x 20.32 cm)

$1,000

Unframed

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about The Push Cart Peddler

A portrait of a man working his produce street cart market.

The man sits looking down with money in his hands, likely a portrayal of a vendor from the early 20th century during the Great Depression.

About The Artist: Samuel Cahan

Samuel Cahan was born Kouno, Russia and emigrated to the United States with his parents at an early age. "His formal career as a newspaper artist began at the age of 12 when an editor ofThe Worldsaw him outside Mouqin's, a famed restaurant of the day, drawing the sinking of the Maine in colored chalk on the sidewalk."(1) The residence of the Cahan family was 5 Hester Street on the Lower East Side. They were poor, and it was not clear whether...

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About The Medium: Etching

The printing process of using strong acid or mordant to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design in intaglio (incised) in the metal. In traditional pure etching, a metal (usually copper, zinc or steel) plate is covered with a waxy ground which is resistant to acid. The artist then scratches off the ground with a pointed etching needle where they want a line to appear in the finished piece, exposing the bare metal. The plate is then put through a high-pressure printing press together with a sheet of paper (often moistened to soften it). The paper picks up the ink from the etched lines, making a print.

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The Push Cart Peddler

Samuel Cahan

circa 1960

Unframed

see framing options

The Push Cart Peddler

Samuel Cahan

circa 1960

Optional Framing Choices

RoGallery framing experts will choose the best moulding to match your artwork based on your color selection.  If you have custom framing requests contact us

$85

Black

$85

White

$85

Light Wood

$85

Gold

$85

Silver

$85

Dark Wood

Framing includes: High Quality Wood Mouldings, Acid-free Materials (hinge tape, matting, and backing), plexiglass, and hanging hardware. 

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