Carl Schultheiss (1885 - 1961)
Printmaker and illustrator Carl Max Schultheiss was born in Nuremberg and studied at the Munich Academy with Wilhelm von Diez. Prior to his emigration to England in 1939, he worked as an etcher, engraver, and graphic designer. In 1940 Schultheiss settled in the United States. He was elected a member of the National Academy of Design in New York, and exhibited his work at the Art Institute of Chicago; The Library of Congress and the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C.;, and at the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh. He died in New York City.
Engraving, 1948; edition not stated. Image size 3-3/8” x 2-5/16”; sheet size 6-13/16" x 6-6/16". Published by the Miniature Print Society, Hicksville, New York. A fine impression in fine condition; tape marks in upper corners; furnished loose in original presentation mount with accompanying descriptive bulletin.
The Flight Into Egypt
Engraving, ca. 1945; edition not stated. Image size 2-1/16" x 3"; sheet size 4-13/16" x 6-3/8". Published by The Miniature Print Society, Hicksville, New York. Fine, in original presentation folder.