Jacob J. Kass (American, 1910-2000)
Sketch of a Handsaw with a New York Street Scene on the Blade. Signed and dated "J. Kass/85" within the composition l.l. Pencil on paper, sheet size 15 1/2 x 39 3/4 in., unmatted, unframed. Condition: Minor soiling to edges of the sheet.
N.B. AskArt provides the following biography: A folk-art painter of Vermont landscapes and New York City scenes on handsaws, Jacob Kass retired to Vermont in 1976 when he began his painting career. Previously he had lived in Brooklyn where he carried on his father's wagon and truck painting business.
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