Americana

“Szyk adds a more inclusive vision of the American dream to his remarkable record of artistic creativity.”

– Paul Von Blum, art historian, University of California, Los Angeles, 2006


Arthur Szyk, 1932. Washington and his Times, George Washington. Vienna.

Arthur Szyk, 1932. Washington and his Times, George Washington. Vienna.

Arthur Szyk, 1932. Washington and his Times. Portrait of Benjamin Franklin. Vienna.

Arthur Szyk, 1932. Washington and his Times. Portrait of Benjamin Franklin. Vienna.

Arthur Szyk, 1932. Washington and his Times, The Struggle on Concord Bridge. Vienna.

Arthur Szyk, 1932. Washington and his Times. The Struggle for Concord Bridge. Vienna.

Arthur Szyk, 1932. Washington and his Times, Valley Forge. Vienna.

Arthur Szyk, 1932. Washington and his Times, Valley Forge. Vienna.

Arthur Szyk, 1939. Polish American Fraternity, George Washington. London.

Arthur Szyk, 1939. Polish American Fraternity, George Washington. London.

Arthur Szyk, 1939. Polish American Fraternity, George Washington and Kazimierz Pulaski. Krakow.

Arthur Szyk, 1939. Polish American Fraternity, George Washington and Kazimierz Pulaski. Krakow.

Arthur Szyk, 1942. The Four Freedoms. New York.

Arthur Szyk, 1942.  The Four Freedoms. New York.

Arthur Szyk, 1945. Visual History of Nations, United States of America. New York.

Arthur Szyk, 1945. Visual History of Nations, United States of America. New York.

Photographer Unknown, 1947. Szyk Signs Original 'United States of America' Lithograph at Stamp Exhbition. New York.

Photographer Unknown, 1947.  Szyk Signs Original ‘United States of America’ Lithograph at Stamp Exhibition. New York.

Arthur Szyk, 1945. Illuminated Second Inaugural Address of Abraham Lincoln. New York.

Arthur Szyk, 1945.  Illuminated Second Inaugural Address of Abraham Lincoln. New York.

Arthur Szyk, 1947. The Strongest Bond of Human Sympathy (Illuminated Abraham Lincoln Quote). New Canaan.

Arthur Szyk, 1947. The Strongest Bond of Human Sympathy (Illuminated Abraham Lincoln Quote). New Canaan.

Arthur Szyk, 1949. Bill of Rights. New Canaan.

Arthur Szyk, 1949. Bill of Rights. New Canaan.

Arthur Szyk, 1949. Four Freedoms Prayer. New Canaan.

Arthur Szyk, 1949. Four Freedoms Prayer. New Canaan.

Arthur Szyk, 1950. Declaration of Independence. New Canaan.

Arthur Szyk, 1950.  Declaration of Independence. New Canaan.

Unknown Photographer, 1950. Szyk with Declaration. New Canaan.

Unknown Photographer, 1950. Szyk with Declaration. New Canaan.

Arthur Szyk, 1951. Thomas Jefferson's Oath. New Canaan.

Arthur Szyk, 1951. Thomas Jefferson’s Oath. New Canaan.

Why did America mean so much to Arthur Szyk?

1944. New York. Franklin D. Roosevelt's Soldier in Art

 

 

 

 

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1940. New York. Img 1, Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Frontispiece
 

 

 

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