Raphael Soyer, The Mission, lithograph with hand coloring in watercolor, 1933. Estimate: $12,000 to $18,000.
By the Great Depression, those newly arrived immigrants and their children, as depicted inThe Mission andBowery Nocturne, had been struggling with tenement living and the closing of manufacturing plants for several years, as well as a flux of bread lines.
Raphael Soyer, Bowery Nocturne, lithograph with hand coloring in watercolor, 1933. Estimate: $10,000 to $15,000.