Manhattan Woodcut by Jim Flora


Loving this hand-tinted woodcut, Manhattan print by the late artist, Jim Flora. Best recognized for his album cover art in the 1940s and '50s, Flora was also known for his commercial art, illustrations, paintings, woodcuts and prints.

The cityscape depicts New York in its 1950s glory, including a number of gotham landmarks such as the Empire State Building, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Madison Square Garden, the Statue of Liberty, famous theaters and legendary musical bistros, Washington Square arch, subways, taxis, horse-drawn carriages and tourists.

You can purchase prints of for $475.

found via Boing Boing

Posted on July 12, 2009 and filed under Inspiration, interiors.