Born November 19~ Lili Réthi

Lili Réthi (November 19, 1894-1969) was an Austrian-born American artist and illustrator. Her best-known work is probably her documentation of the construction of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lili_R%C3%A9thi

Construction of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge by Lili Réthi
1964 / Etching on paper, edition of 250 / Image: 12-1/2”x9″ / Private collection

Lili Réthi on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/lili-rethi/

Further reading:
https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/people/420557023/bio
https://www.mta.info/news/2013/10/09/artist-and-bridge
http://www.meltonpriorinstitut.org/pages/textarchive.php5?view=text&ID=76&language=English#

“A Little Spinster Deftly Tucks Great Bridge Into Sketchbook”:
https://www.nytimes.com/1964/05/05/archives/a-little-spinster-deftly-tucks-great-bridge-into-sketchbook.html

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