Charles Putnam Safford

Charles Putnam Safford Hobo & Engineer Charcoal and Ink on Paper

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A wonderful and multifaceted and socially conscious artist emblematic of a very particular time and place in California, Charles Safford poured his energies into works that range from the satirical, to the realistic, to the abstract. This drawing of railway engineer deep in conversation with a hobo feels entirely autobiographical. The surprise that these two supposed sworn antagonists should be in such friendly conversation makes the scene especially interesting. Fellow feeling in hard times. Framed, 20w x 17h.

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