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Alexander O. Levy (1881-1947), Sewing, c. 1938; oil on canvas, 40 x 40 inches; Collection of Carl and Dayna Slone

Alexander O. Levy (1881-1947), Sewing, c. 1938; oil on canvas, 40 x 40 inches; Collection of Carl and Dayna Slone

Some works of Levy’s reflected the social emphasis that dominated much of American artistry of the ’30s, paintings such as Women Sewing—Dress Shop of c.1932 with its respect for female labor.

-        William Gerdts, Ph.D.