Mar 23, 2009

The High Level Bridge, Cleveland

The High Level Bridge, Cleveland


Rudolph Ruzicka

(American, born Bohemia, 1883-1978)

Pencil and crayon

Gift of the Artist 1938.282



In 1926, the Print Club of Cleveland commissioned Ruzicka to produce a work for its members. He spent several months sketching in the Flats before selecting the recently constructed “High Level” or Detroit-Superior Bridge as his subject. Obviously working outdoors in the Flats, Ruzicka rendered the scene with remarkably sure and precise drawing.

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