Lost Art Salon is a San Francisco-based gallery that specializes in the rediscovery of historically significant artists and the curation of fine art collections reflecting the major styles and movements of the Modern Era. Open to the public, the gallerys showroom offers over 5,000 paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and objects from the late 19th Century through the present, with a strong emphasis on 20th Century Modernism.
Edith Bry was born in St. Louis in 1898 and died in New York in 1992. She is a well known American painter and lithographic artist of the 1930's and 1940's. Bry began her artistic studies in both Paris and Madrid before completing her education in New York under Archipenko and Zocke at the Art Students League. Bry traveled extensively during her career, living and working in Spain, North Africa, the West Indies and in Central and South America. Many of her paintings and original lithographs deal with the peoples of these areas.
Bry's art was exhibited in New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and Mexico City. Such major collections as the Library of Congress, Washington, the New York Public Library ad the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, include examples of her art in their permanent collections.
In total, Edith Bry produced an oeuvre of slightly over one hundred lithographs. She rarely numbered her lithographic art, however, most were created in small editions of twenty-five impressions, and none exceeded seventy-five.